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Which scan is used to view the pituitary gland?

MRI

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What colour is the posterior pituitary on MRI?

White

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t1 mri for anatomy

t2 mri for pathology

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How does the thyroid tend to be imaged clinically?

US

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What structures are at risk during thyroid surgery?

Left and right parathyroid glands

Left and right recurrent laryngeal nerves

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metaphysis

metamorphosis

part that's changing

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hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy

periosteal reaction driven by lung tumours usually

achey pain

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differentiate between brittle bones (osteoporosis) and soft bones (Rickett's, osteomalacia, Pagets)

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porotic fractures tend to involve vertebral bodies only

if affecting posterior aspects, may be malignant (e.g myeloma)

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in terms of focal bone disease

lucent - benign

lytic - malignant

for bone destruction.

sclerotic goes for hardening in both

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