CT demonstration of caput medusae

Edward C. Weber, Joel A. Vilensky

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Maximum intensity and volume rendered CT displays of caput medusae are provided to demonstrate both the anatomy and physiology of this portosystemic shunt associated with portal hypertension.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)184-185
Number of pages2
JournalAnatomical Sciences Education
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 4 2009


  • Cirrhosis
  • Portal hypertension
  • Umbilical vein

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy
  • Histology
  • Embryology

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