CBCT anatomy

Anatomy Monday: Cervical Vertebra 1 (C1 or Atlas)

Since I showed a case of a posterior cleft of C1 last week I thought I’d follow up with some key anatomy of C1 as seen on cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) images. These are all axial views that have been rotated as such to show the entire ring on […]

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 […]