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This method may be used Computerized Tomography also during follow-up 60 mg arcoxia visa, allowing evaluation of the tu- moral response to treatment order arcoxia 60mg. This approach has been supplanted by MRI in the evalu- MR is usually not necessary in the case of benign tu- ation of malignant tumors but remains of interest to mors but if requested then one must be aware of the pit- demonstrate a subtle cortical lesion or thin periosteal bone falls. It can also be used to analyze the tumoral ma- marrow edema in the case of an osteoid osteoma, which trix (Fig. Edema has ill defined margins but not specific of aneurysmal bone cyst) or particular lo- and is faintly hypointense on T1 weighted images com- cations, such as pelvis and spine. CT, mostly indicated for pared to clearly hypointense, sharply delineated tumoral analysis of the bone itself, should be performed without contrast. However, if MR cannot be obtained, CT may re- place it and contrast will delineate the soft tissue mass. Protocol for MRI of a probably malignant tumor With new multidetectors machines, thin slices are ob- tained; reformatted images are possible and often infor- • SE T1 or STIR along the long axis of the bone showing both mative. Imaging the Osseous and Soft Tissue Tumors in the Child 183 marrow infiltration. Another point is the absence of a soft helpful in diagnosing sarcomas, but may only be per- tissue mass in the case of benign tumor. Part of the biopsy should be may assess the diagnosis of specific tumors, such as kept frozen in all cases for further analysis. The reference classification by Enzinger and Weiss is Whole body MR has recently been used to evaluate summarized in Table 5. Coronal SE T1 or STIR se- benign tumors in children are vascular tumors.

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Cerebrum Optic lobe Cerebellum Cerebrum Codfish Frog Chimpanzee Cerebellum Alligator Goose Human Creek Horse FIGURE 2 generic 120mg arcoxia otc. Body Organization and © The McGraw−Hill Anatomy buy 90mg arcoxia free shipping, Sixth Edition Organization, and the Anatomical Nomenclature Companies, 2001 Human Organism Chapter 2 Body Organization and Anatomical Nomenclature 27 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) FIGURE 2. The human thumb is structurally Taxon Grouping Characteristics adapted for tremendous versatility in grasping objects. Kingdom Animalia Eucaryotic cells without walls, plastids, The saddle joint at the base of the thumb allows a wide or photosynthetic pigments range of movement (see fig. All primates have op- Phylum Chordata Dorsal hollow nerve cord; notochord; posable thumbs. Humans, like no other Subphylum Vertebrata Vertebral column animals, have developed articulated speech. The anatomi- Class Mammalia Mammary glands; hair; convoluted cal structure of our vocal organs (larynx, tongue, and lips), cerebrum; heterodont dentition and our well-developed brain have made this possible. Order Primates Well-developed brain; prehensile hands Family Hominidae Large cerebrum, bipedal locomotion 5. Although this characteristic is well de- veloped in several other animals, it is also keen in humans. Genus Homo Flattened face; prominent chin and nose with inferiorly positioned nostrils Our eyes are directed forward so that when we focus on an Species sapiens Largest cerebrum object, we view it from two angles. Stereoscopic vision gives us depth perception, or a three-dimensional image. Body Organization and © The McGraw−Hill Anatomy, Sixth Edition Organization, and the Anatomical Nomenclature Companies, 2001 Human Organism 28 Unit 2 Terminology, Organization, and the Human Organism We also differ from other animals in the number and The human body contains many distinct kinds of cells, arrangement of our vertebrae (vertebral formula), the kinds and each specialized to perform specific functions. Examples of spe- number of our teeth (tooth formula), the degree of development cialized cells are bone cells, muscle cells, fat cells, blood cells, of our facial muscles, and the structural organization of various liver cells, and nerve cells. The human characteristics just described account for the splendor of our cultural achievements. As bipedal animals, we have our hands free to grasp and manipulate objects with our op- Tissue Level posable thumbs. We can store information in our highly developed brain, make use of it at a later time, and even share our learning Tissues are layers or groups of similar cells that perform a com- through oral or written communication.

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Movements of Cochlear sensory neurons in the vestibulocochlear nerve (VIII) perilymph within the scala tympani cheap 90 mg arcoxia amex, in turn cheap 120 mg arcoxia otc, displace the synapse with neurons in the medulla oblongata, which project to cochlear window into the tympanic cavity. Neurons in this When the sound frequency (pitch) is sufficiently low, there area in turn project to the thalamus, which sends axons to the is adequate time for the pressure waves of perilymph within the auditory cortex of the temporal lobe, where the auditory sensa- scala vestibuli to travel around the helicotrema to the scala tym- tions (nerve impulses) are perceived as sound. As the sound frequency increases, however, these pressure waves do not have time to travel all the way to the apex of the cochlea. Instead, they are transmitted through the vestibular Mechanics of Equilibrium membrane, which separates the scala vestibuli from the cochlear Maintaining equilibrium is a complex process that depends on duct, and through the basilar membrane, which separates the continuous input from sensory neurons in the vestibular organs cochlear duct from the scala tympani, to the perilymph of the of both inner ears. The distance that these pressure waves travel, pal source of sensory information for equilibrium, the photore- therefore, decreases as the sound frequency increases. Sensory Organs © The McGraw−Hill Anatomy, Sixth Edition Coordination Companies, 2001 524 Unit 5 Integration and Coordination proprioceptors of tendons, muscles, and joints also provide sen- Eyes Joint, tendon, sory input that is needed to maintain equilibrium (fig. Vestibular apparatus muscle, and The vestibular organs provide the CNS with two kinds of cutaneous receptors receptor information. One kind is provided by receptors within the saccule and utricle, which are sensitive to gravity and to lin- ear acceleration and deceleration of the head, as occur when rid- Cerebellum Vestibular nuclei (brain stem) ing in a car. The other is provided by receptors within the semicircular ducts, which are sensitive to rotational movements, as occur when turning the head, spinning, or tumbling. When the hair cells are displaced in the direc- (control of eye movements) movements) tion of the kinocilium, the cell membrane is depressed and becomes depolarized. When the hair cells are displaced in the opposite direction, the membrane becomes hyperpolarized. Kinocilium Stereocilia Cell membrane (b) At rest (a) (c) Stimulated (d) Inhibited FIGURE 15. Sensory Organs © The McGraw−Hill Anatomy, Sixth Edition Coordination Companies, 2001 Chapter 15 Sensory Organs 525 Vestibular nerve Macula of the utricle Cochlea (a) Macula Macula of Gelatinous the saccula material Statoconia Stereocilia Gelatinous material Hair cells Hairs of hair cells bend Gravitational force Sensory Supporting nerve fibers cells Creek (b) (c) FIGURE 15. Saccule and Utricle (otolithic) membrane, that supports microscopic crystals of cal- cium carbonate called statoconia (otoliths).