NUCLEAR MEDICINE

Vestibulocochlear Nerve (CNVIII)

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div style=”display:none;”> Vestibulocochlear Nerve (CNVIII) Main Text TERMINOLOGY Abbreviations • Vestibulocochlear nerve (CNVIII) Synonyms • 8th cranial nerve Definitions • CNVIII: Afferent sensory nerve of hearing & balance IMAGING ANATOMY Overview • Sensory (special…

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Vagus Nerve (CNX)

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div style=”display:none;”> Vagus Nerve (CNX) Main Text TERMINOLOGY Abbreviations • Vagus nerve (CNX) Definitions • CNX: Longest and one of most complex cranial nerves (CN) with diverse functions, including parasympathetic (PS) innervation…

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Superficial Cerebral Veins

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div style=”display:none;”> Superficial Cerebral Veins Main Text TERMINOLOGY Abbreviations • Superficial middle cerebral vein (SMCV) • Deep middle cerebral vein (DMCV) • Vein of Trolard (VofT) • Vein of Labbé (VofL) • Basal vein of…

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Insula and Parainsula Areas (Areas 13, 43)

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div style=”display:none;”> Insula and Parainsula Areas (Areas 13, 43) Main Text Locations and Boundaries Location • Anterior portion of parietal operculum (secondary somatosensory cortex, area 43) • Cortex underlying lateral sulcus (insula,…

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Facial Nerve (CNVII)

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div style=”display:none;”> Facial Nerve (CNVII) Main Text TERMINOLOGY Abbreviations • Facial nerve (CNVII) Synonyms • 7th cranial nerve Definitions • CNVII: Cranial nerve that carries motor nerves to muscles of facial expression; parasympathetics…

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Deep Cerebral Veins

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div style=”display:none;”> Deep Cerebral Veins Main Text TERMINOLOGY Abbreviations • Septal, thalamostriate, internal cerebral veins (SV, TSV, ICV) • Vein of Galen (VofG); basal vein of Rosenthal (BVR) • Inferior sagittal sinus (ISS);…

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Limbic System

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div style=”display:none;”> Limbic System Main Text TERMINOLOGY Definitions • Limbic lobe  Phylogenetically older cortex  Fewer layers than neocortex  Major role in memory, olfaction, emotion  Composed of subcallosal, cingulate, parahippocampal gyri +…

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Intracranial Internal Carotid Artery

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div style=”display:none;”> Intracranial Internal Carotid Artery Main Text TERMINOLOGY Abbreviations • Internal carotid artery (ICA) • Ophthalmic artery (OA) • Cavernous sinus (CS) GROSS ANATOMY Overview • Complex course with several vertical/horizontal segments, 3…

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Brainstem and Cerebellum Overview

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div style=”display:none;”> Brainstem and Cerebellum Overview Main Text TERMINOLOGY Abbreviations • Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) • Cranial nerves (CN): Oculomotor nerve (CNIII), trochlear nerve (CNIV), trigeminal nerve (CNV), abducens nerve (CNVI), facial nerve…

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Parahippocampal Gyrus (Areas 28, 34, 35, 36)

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div style=”display:none;”> Parahippocampal Gyrus (Areas 28, 34, 35, 36) Main Text Location and Boundaries Location • Areas 28, 34, 35, and 36: Parahippocampal gyrus, extending lateral and posterior from hippocampus  Area…

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