Case 16 Part 1




This is a brain-removal only. There is no separate video of an external exam.

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What's inside?


 

Scalp
Brain removal
Coronal incision
Galea
Periosteum
Subcutaneous tissue
Skull




This is a brain-removal only. There is no separate video of an external exam.

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Discussion Questions


 

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1. What is the purpose of the brain removal in this case?
 
 
2. Why part the hair?
 
 
3. What layers of the scalp are being separated manually (with the fingers)?
 
 
4. Identify the temporalis muscle.
 
 
5. What does “reflect” mean in an autopsy? For example, what does it mean to “reflect skin” or “reflect muscle”?
 
 
6. What’s the purpose of reflecting the temporalis muscle?
 
 
7. What are the attachments of the temporalis muscle?
 
 
8. Why is there no bleeding during the scalp incision?




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