Anatomy Monday: Spheno-Occipital Synchondrosis


Onto another fun entity shown in my new book (Interpretation Basics of Computed Tomography); the spheno-occipital synchondrosis.

The spheno-occipital synchondrosis is a normal developmental entity seen as a well-defined discontinuity of the sphenoid bone in children and teens.

Sagittal view - orange arrows at spheno-occipital synchondrosis.

Sagittal view – orange arrows at spheno-occipital synchondrosis.

Sagittal view - spheno-occipital synchondrosis.

Sagittal view – spheno-occipital synchondrosis.

 

Coronal view - orange arrows noting the spheno-occipital synchondrosis.

Coronal view – orange arrows noting the spheno-occipital synchondrosis.

Coronal view - spheno-occipital synchondrosis.

Coronal view – spheno-occipital synchondrosis.

If you have any questions or comments about the spheno-occipital synchondrosis, please leave them below. Thanks and enjoy!

 

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