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The Ventricular System of the Brain

The ventricular system is a set of four structures, the ventricles, containing cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain. It is continuous with the central canal of spinal cord. The ventricle lining consists of an epithelium-like membrane called ependyma. The ventricles are interconnected, allowing the flow of cerebrospinal fluid. CSF is produced by the ependymal cells … Continue reading

Normal Pediatric Upper GI

History: 1 day old infant with bilious emesis.  This is a normal upper GI study in a neonate. The patient is usually imaged first in the right lateral position and multiple images are obtained as contrast passes through to the duodenum and ligament of Treitz. The most common indication in the emergent setting is bilious … Continue reading

Pediatric Ankle Anatomy

The following images are from WikiRadiography (WetPaint) here.

Pediatric Hand Anatomy

The following images are from WikiRadiography (Wet Paint) here.

Pediatric Elbow Anatomy

The following images are from WikiRadiography (WetPaint) here. See a lateral epicondyle avulstion fracture here.

Pediatric Knee Anatomy

The following images are from WikiRadiography (WetPaint) here .

Pediatric Femur Anatomy

The following images are from WikiRadiography (WetPaint) here. See a pediatric femur fracture here.  

Male versus Female Pelvis – Labeled Radiographic Anatomy

The following images are from WikiRadiography (WetPaint) here. See more differences between the male and female pelvis.

The Differences Between the Male and Female Pelvis

Recently I shared a case of Peyronies disease. Many people thought it was showing an intrauterine device. Therefore, I created the following image to discuss the differences between the female and male pelvis. The male pelvic inlet is narrower than the female pelvic inlet and is more heart shaped, whereas the female pelvic inlet is … Continue reading

CT Neck Axial Anatomy

The following slides are from WikiRadiography (WetPaint) here.