Case 5 Part 1




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What's inside?


 

Calvarium
Frontal bone
Parietal bone
Occipital bone
Frontal suture
Sagittal suture
Lambdoid suture
Dura mater
Superior sagittal sinus
Transverse sinus
Falx Cerebri
Cerebellar tentorium
Anterior cranial fossa
Middle cranial fossa
Posterior cranial fossa
Optic nerve
Internal carotid artery
Sella turcica
Crista galli
Petrous bone
Anterior clinoid process
Posterior clinoid process
Dorsum sellae
Sphenoid wing
Falx cerebri
Spinal cord
Base of skull




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Discussion Questions


 

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1. What are common causes of dementia?
 
 
2. Why would a family want to make a specific diagnosis postmortem?
 
 
3. How can you the difference between inherited and sporadic forms of dementia?
 
 
4. The findings in this video are mainly anatomic. Identify each of these structures:
Calvarium
Frontal bone
Parietal bone
Occipital bone
Frontal suture
Sagittal suture
Lambdoid suture
Dura mater
Superior sagittal sinus
Transverse sinus
Falx Cerebri
Cerebellar tentorium
Anterior cranial fossa
Middle cranial fossa
Posterior cranial fossa
Optic nerve
Internal carotid artery
Sella turcica
Crista galli
Petrous bone
Anterior clinoid process
Posterior clinoid process
Dorsum sellae
Sphenoid wing
Falx cerebri
Spinal cord
Base of skull
 
 
2. What other structures can you identify?




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