CBCT anatomy

Anatomy Monday: Vascular Markings 7

I realize it’s been a while since I’ve posted anatomy so this week I wanted to show a fun case of prominent vascular markings noted in the cranium on a cone beam CT scan.   Check it out below. Note the ‘tree branch’ appearance at the superior aspect of this […]

Anatomy Monday: Gubernaculum Dentis 2

This week I have a case of anatomy that I more commonly see on CBCT images but have occasionally come across on 2D radiographs; the gubernaculum dentis. The gubernaculum dentis is a canal of connective tissue from a developing tooth bud to the overlying mucosa. It presents as a radiolucent […]

Anatomy Monday: Paradoxic Curvature

This week is the last anatomy I’ll be showing from my book (Interpretation Basics of Cone Beam Computed Tomography).  It’s another aspect of the nasal cavity involving the middle concha. Paradoxic curvature is when the curve of the concha is towards the nasal septum instead of the lateral border of […]