BRS Neuroanatomy, 4th Edition by James D. Fix

By James D. Fix

Designed basically for clinical and dental scholars getting ready for the USMLE Step 1 and different examinations, this e-book offers the necessities of human neuroanatomy in a succinct define structure with considerable illustrations. Over six hundred USMLE-style questions with entire solutions and motives are incorporated, a few on the finish of every bankruptcy and a few in an end-of-book accomplished exam. This variation makes use of colour to delineate neuroanatomical pathways and spotlight scientific correlations. New medical MRI and MRA photographs were further. Questions stick with the scientific vignette-based structure of the present USMLE. A significant other site on thePoint deals quick entry to the total, absolutely searchable textual content and all questions from the ebook.

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Middle meningeal artery • is a branch of the maxillary artery. • enters the cranium via the foramen spinosum. • lies between the periosteal and meningeal dura, below the temporal and parietal bones. • supplies most of the dura and almost its entire calvarial portion. • Laceration results in epidural hemorrhage (hematoma). C. Posterior meningeal arteries • are branches of the ascending pharyngeal, vertebral, and occipital arteries. • supply the dura of the posterior cranial fossa. VI. Veins of the Brain • are devoid of valves and lie along surface sulci.

The hippocampus is part of the limbic system and plays a role in memory. The name derives from Greek and is based on its jelly-roll shape, which resembles a sea horse. The hippocampus is one of the first regions damaged in Alzheimer’s disease. 3–D. The trochlear nerve (CN IV) is the only cranial nerve to exit the brainstem from the dorsal aspect. 4–B. Primary auditory cortex (41, 42) is found in the Heschl gyrus, and receives input from the medial geniculate nucleus. The postcentral gyrus is the “sensory strip,” the somatosensory cortex (3,1,2).

The subarachnoid, subdural, and epidural spaces are visible. The anterior and posterior longitudinal ligaments are seen but are not labeled. (Reprinted with permission from Carpenter MB, Sutin J: Human Neuroanatomy, 8th ed. ) 2. Tentorium cerebelli (Figure 2-3) • separates the posterior cranial fossa from the middle cranial fossa. • separates the temporal and occipital lobes from the cerebellum and infratentorial brainstem. • contains the tentorial incisure, or notch, through which the brainstem passes.

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