Diagnostic Radiology/Neuroradiological Anatomy

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Brain and Coverings[edit]

  1. Skull, sutures
  2. Major apertures
  3. Hemispheres, cortex, gyri, sulci
  4. Major fissures
  5. Major cisterns
  6. Basal ganglia, thalamus, hypothalamus, pituitary gland, pineal gland
  7. Pons, cerebellum, cerebellopontine angle
  8. Ventricles, choroid plexus
  9. Vessels and major branches
    1. External carotid artery
    2. Common carotid artery
    3. Internal carotid artery
    4. Circle of Willis
    5. Anterior cerebral artery
    6. Middle cerebral artery
    7. Vertebral, basilar artery
    8. Supratentorial veins, dural sinuses
    9. Infratentorial veins, dural sinuses

Head and Neck[edit]

  1. Buccal space
  2. Sublingual space
  3. Submandibular space
  4. Parotid space
  5. Parapharyngeal space
  6. Poststyloid parapharyngeal (carotid) space
  7. Masticator space
  8. Retropharyngeal space
  9. Perivertebral space
  10. Posterior cervical space
  11. Pharyngeal mucosal space
    1. Oral cavity
    2. Oropharynx and nasopharynx
    3. Mandible and dental structures
  12. Visceral space
    1. Larynx and hypopharynx
    2. Thyroid
  13. Orbit
  14. Paranasal sinuses
  15. Skull base
    1. Anterior
    2. Central
    3. Posterior
  16. Temporal bone

Spine[edit]

  1. Vertebral bodies
  2. Facet joints and transverse processes
  3. Lamina and spinous processes
  4. Support ligaments
  5. Specific characteristics of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar segments
  6. Cranio-vertebral and lumbo-sacral junctions
  7. Normal stability and motion