Abdominal MRI Scan
All information for this imageModule Name: mri
Module Title: Abdominal MRI Scan
Image Info: Coronal MRI scan from the Visible Human Project
Created by: Lynn Bry
Date: Dec 17th, 1996
InformationKey points: liver | lung | hilum | stomach | pancreas | small intestine | colon | mesentary | iliopsoas | kidney | spleen |
Introduction: Abdominal MRI scan from the Visible Human Project. Note the position of the internal organs on this scan.
Annotationsbiceps: Biceps muscle
clavicle: Section through the clavicle
colon: Sections through colon can be distinguished from normal small bowel by their larger diameter. In this image the section cuts through the transcerse and descending colon.
deltoid: Deltoid muscle extending over the rotator cuff.
heart: The heart can be seen in the mediastinum.
hilum: Vessels and bronchi enter the lungs at the hila.
humerus: Head of the humerus.
iliopsoas: Filet Mignon
kidney: Kidney. Calyces of the right kidney can be clearly visualized.
left_lung: Left lung field.
liver: The liver is the second largest organ of the body (skin takes 1st place). The liver plays a key role in digestion, 'processing' foodstuffs absorbed by the intestine, and detoxifying wastes.
mesentary: Fatty connective tissue connecting loops of bowel and other peritoneal organs. Vessels, lymphatics and nerves enter the gut wall through the mesenteric side.
oblique_muscle: Muscles of the abdominal wall - external oblique, transversalis and internal oblique.
pancreas: The pancreas can be recognized by its irregular edges, as compared with loops of small bowel.
pectoralis_major: Origins of insertion of the pectoralis major.
right_lung: Right lung field.
small_intestine: Loop of small intestine, probably duodenum or proximal jejunum.
spleen: The outer rim of the spleen can be seen in this image.
stomach: The antral region of the stomach is evident in this image.
trachea: Branching of the trachea can be seen. Note that the right main bronchus has a lesser angle of divergence than the left main bronchus.
triceps: Triceps muscle
vertebral_column: Anterior aspect of the vertebral column
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