Anatomy Monday: Pineal Gland Calcification 2


This week I’m onto a calcification encountered in the soft tissue of the brain; the pineal gland.  It appears as a well-defined radiopaque entity in the mid-line of the brain superior to the spinal column.

Axial view - arrow pointing to pineal gland calcification.

Axial view – arrow pointing to pineal gland calcification.

Sagittal view - pineal gland calcification noted with arrow.

Sagittal view – pineal gland calcification noted with arrow.

Another entity from my book (Interpretation Basics of Cone Beam Computed Tomography). If you have any questions or comments about pineal gland calcification, please leave them below. Thanks and enjoy!


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