Skull Term Test

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  1. Which positioning line extends from the EAM to the outer canthus?
    Orbitomeatal
  2. Which positioning landmark is located at the base of the nasal spine?
    Acanthion
  3. Which positioning landmark is located at the most superior point of the nasal bones?
    Nasion
  4. Which positioning landmark is the smooth elevation that is located between the superciliary arches?
    Glabella
  5. Which positioning landmark is most superior?
    Glabella
  6. Where on the skull is the gonion located?
    on the lateroposterior part of the mandible
  7. Where on the skull is the outer canthus located?
    On the lateral border of each orbit
  8. Which positioning landmark is located at the anterior portion of the mandible?
    Mental point
  9. Which structure articulates the frontal bone with both parietal bones?
    Coronal
  10. Which suture joints both parietal bones at the vertex of the skull?
    Sagittal
  11. Which suture joints a parietal bone with both a sphenoid bone and a temporal bone?
    Squamosal
  12. Which suture joint both parietal bones with the occipital bone?
    Lambdoidal
  13. The bregma fontanelle is located at the junction of which two sutures?
    Coronal and Sagittal
  14. The lambda fontanelle is located at the junction of which two sutures?
    Lambdoidal and Sagittal
  15. The bregma fontanelle is located at the junction of which cranial bones?
    Frontal and both parietals
  16. The lambda fontanelle is located at the junction of which cranial bones?
    Occipital and both parietals
  17. Which skull classifications refers to a typical skull (in terms of width and length)?
    Mesocephalic
  18. Which skull classifications refers to a long, narrow skull?
    Dolichocephalic
  19. Which skull classifications refers to a short, wide skull?
    Brachycephalic
  20. How many degrees are in the angle formed between the midsagittal plane and the petrous pyramids in the mesocephalic skull?
    47 deg
  21. How many degrees are in the angle formed between the midsagittal plane and the petrous pyramids in the brachycephalic skull?
    54 deg
  22. How many degrees are in the angle formed between the midsagittal plane and the petrous pyramids in the dolchocephalic skull?
    40 deg
  23. On which cranial bone are the superciliary arches located?
    Frontal
  24. On which cranial bone is the cribriform plate located?
    Ethmoid
  25. On which cranial bone is the crista galli located?
    Ethmoid
  26. Which cranial bone has a petrous pyramid?
    Temporal
  27. On which cranial bone is the sella turcica located?
    Sphenoid
  28. Which cranial bone has the mastoid process?
    Temporal
  29. On which cranial bone is the perpendicular plate located?
    Ethmoid
  30. Which cranial bone has both greater and lesser wings?
    Sphenoid
  31. With which cranial bone does the first cervical vertebra articulate?
    Occipital
  32. The pterygoid process project inferiorly from which cranial bone?
    Sphenoid
  33. The foramen magnum is a part of which cranial bone?
    Occipital
  34. From which cranial bone does the zygomatic process arise?
    Temporal
  35. The EAM is a part of which cranial bone?
    Temporal
  36. The temporal process projects posteriorly from which facial bone?
    Zygomatic
  37. Which bones comprise the bridge of those nose?
    Nasion
  38. With which bone does the mandible articulate?
    Temporal
  39. Where are the lacrimal bones located?
    On the medial wall of each orbit
  40. Where is the vomer bone found?
    On the floor of the nasal cavity
  41. Which bone comprises most of the lateral wall of the orbital cavities?
    Zygomatic
  42. Which term refers to the anterior process of the mandibular ramus?
    Coronoid
  43. Which term refers to the posterior process of the mandibular ramus?
    Condyle
  44. Which facial bones have alveolar processes?
    Maxiallae and mandible
  45. Which bones form the posterior one fourth of the roof of the mouth?
    Palatine
  46. Which positioning landmark is located on the maxillae?
    Acanthion
  47. Which two positioning lines or planes should be perpendicular to the IR for the PA projection of the skull?
    Orbitomeatal line and midsagittal plane
  48. With reference to the patient, where should the IR be centered for the PA projection of the skull?
    Nasion
  49. With reference to the patient, where should the IR be centered for the lateral projection of the skull?
    2" above the EAM
  50. With reference to the IR, how should the interpupillary line and the midsagittal plane be positioned for the lateral projection of the skull?
    Interpupillary line: perpendicular; midsagittal plane: parallel
  51. For the AP axial projection, Towne method, of the skull, how many degrees and in which direction should the centeral ray be directed when the OML is perpendicular to the IR?
    30 deg caudad
  52. For the AP axial projection, Towne method, of the skull, how many degrees and in which direction should the centeral ray be directed when the IOML is perpendicular to the IR?
    37 deg caudad
  53. Which positioning line should be parallel with the IR for the SMV projection of the skull?
    Infraorbitomeatal line
  54. Which projection of the skull can be correctly performed with the centeral ray angled 37 deg?
    AP axial, Towne method
  55. Which projection of the skull can be correctly performed with the centeral ray angled 15 deg?
    PA axial, Caldwell method
  56. Which projection of the skull produces a full basal image of the cranium?
    SMV, Schuller method
  57. Which projection of the skull projects the petrous bones in the lower third of the orbits?
    PA axial, Caldwell method
  58. Which projection of the skull should be obtained when the frontal bone is of primary interest?
    PA with perpendicular central ray
  59. Which evaluation criterion pertains to the AP axial projection, Towne method, of the skull?
    Part of the sella turcica should be seen within the foramen magnum
  60. Which evaluation criterion pertains to the PA projection of the skull?
    The distance from the lateral border of the skull to the lateral border of the orbit should be the same on both sides
  61. Which evaluation criterion pertains to the lateral projection of the skull?
    The orbital roofs should be superimposed
  62. Which evaluation criterion pertains to the SMV projection of the skull?
    The mental protuberance should superimpose the anterior frontal bone
  63. For the PA axial projection, Haas method, of the skull, where should the centeral ray enter the patient's head?
    1.5" below the external occipital protuberance
  64. How many degrees and in which direction should the centeral ray be directed for the PA axial projection, Haas method, of the skull?
    25 deg cephalad
  65. Which evaluation criterion pertains to the PA axial, Haas method, of the skull?
    The dorsum sella and posterior clinoids projected within the foramen magnum

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