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Title: Computed tomography of the brain and associated structures of the one-humped camel (Camelus dromedarius): An anatomic study
Authors: Blanco Sucino, Diego
Vázquez Autón,José Maria 
Rivero Santana, Miguel Antonio 
Corbera Sánchez, Juan Alberto 
Arencibia Espinosa, Alberto 
UNESCO Clasification: 2401 Biología animal (zoología)
240101 Anatomía animal
310901 Anatomía
Keywords: Cross-Sectional Anatomy
Head
Computed tomography
Anatomy
Brain, et al
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: 0971-2119
Journal: Journal of Applied Animal Research 
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to provide a description of normal cross-sectional anatomy of the camel brain and associated structures using computed tomography (CT) and macroscopic cross sections. Transverse images of two isolated camel cadaver heads were obtained by an axial CT equipment. CT scans were processed with a detailed algorithm using bone and soft-tissue windows settings, and compared with the corresponding frozen cross sections of the heads, to assist in the accurate identification of brain and associated structures. CT images provided good differentiation between the bones and the soft tissues of the head. These CT images are intended to be a useful anatomic reference in the interpretation for clinical CT imaging studies of the brain and associated structures in dromedary camels.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/47077
ISSN: 0971-2119
DOI: 10.1080/09712119.2014.963092
Source: Journal of Applied Animal Research [ISSN 0971-2119], v. 43 (2), p. 218-223
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