CT Brain Anatomy
Tutorial introduction

Keypoints

  • Learn the key anatomy required to understand CT images of the brain

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This tutorial takes you through the important anatomy required to understand CT images of the brain.

Tutorial orientation

CT images of the brain are conventionally viewed from below, as if looking up into the top of the head. This means that the right side of the brain is on the left side of the viewer. The anterior part of the head is at the top of the image.

CT brain - image orientation

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CT brain - image orientation

  • Roll over the image (tap - mobile devices) to show the annotations
  • Note the side markers - RIGHT on the viewers LEFT
  • ANTERIOR brain/head = top of image

Course assessment

A certificated course completion assessment is available which is based on the material in this tutorial and the related sections.

All our online course completion certificates are CPD/CME accredited by the Royal College of Radiologists, London, UK.