RADT 1542 SKULL RADIOGRAPHY. Wynn Harrison, Med, RT(R)(N). What a Bad Day!!!!. Section 1: The Cranium. New Words: HEMANGIOMA: tumor containing blood vessels and fibrous tissue TRAUMATIC PNEUMOCEPHALUS: injury causing gas/air in the extracranial cavity.
Wynn Harrison, Med, RT(R)(N)
CRANIO-PHARYNGIOMA: Benign tumor above the sella turcica
CONCUSSION: Impact injury
Articulation between the occipital bone and both parietal bones at the posterior end is the lambda
Anterolateral (sphenoid) fontanel is the pterion
Posterolateral fontanel is the asterionFontanels
OML and sagittal plane perpendicular to the cassette
Petrous pyramids fill
(Look at patient body habitus)
Rotation occurs when the median Saggital plane is not parallel to the film.