Which scan is used to view the pituitary gland?
What colour is the posterior pituitary on MRI?
t1 mri for anatomy
t2 mri for pathology
How does the thyroid tend to be imaged clinically?
What structures are at risk during thyroid surgery?
Left and right parathyroid glands
Left and right recurrent laryngeal nerves
part that's changing
hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy
periosteal reaction driven by lung tumours usually
differentiate between brittle bones (osteoporosis) and soft bones (Rickett's, osteomalacia, Pagets)
porotic fractures tend to involve vertebral bodies only
if affecting posterior aspects, may be malignant (e.g myeloma)
in terms of focal bone disease
lucent - benign
lytic - malignant
for bone destruction.
sclerotic goes for hardening in both