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Title: Sectional Anatomic and Computed Tomography Features of the Nasal and Oral Cavities of the One-humped Camel (Camelus Dromedarius)
Authors: Blanco Sucino, Diego
Rivero Santana, Miguel Antonio 
Vázquez Autón,José Maria 
Arencibia Espinosa, Alberto 
UNESCO Clasification: 2401 Biología animal (zoología)
240101 Anatomía animal
310901 Anatomía
Keywords: Head
One-humped camel
Camelus dromedarius
Computed tomography
Anatomic tomograhy, et al
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: 0340-2096
Journal: Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series C: Anatomia Histologia Embryologia 
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to provide a description of normal cross-sectional anatomy of the camel nasal and oral cavities using computed tomography (CT) and macroscopic cross-sections. Transverse images of two isolated camel cadaver heads were obtained by an axial CT equipment. Computed tomography scans were processed with a detailed algorithm using nasal and soft tissue windows settings and compared with the corresponding frozen cross-sections of the heads, to assist in the accurate identification of nasal and oral structures. In our study, nasal window provided excellent anatomic details of nasal conchae, bones and teeth; however, other soft tissue components of the nasal and oral cavities are better differentiated using a soft tissue window. These CT images are intended to be a useful anatomic reference in the interpretation for clinical CT imaging studies of the nasal and oral cavities in dromedary camels.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/47078
ISSN: 0340-2096
DOI: 10.1111/ahe.12100
Source: Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series C: Anatomia Histologia Embryologia [ISSN 0340-2096], v. 44, p. 50-58
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