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Abortion
...  numerous thin rods made of seaweed at least a couple of days before the abortion procedure. Once the cervix is opened wide enough, the doctor is ready to pull out the baby out of the uterus. the skull of the fetus during this time is crushed so that it will be easy to take it out. The curette is also used in this process to scrape out all of the contents of the uterus and remove all of  ...

Meningitis
...  response syndrome or sepsis, along with declining blood pressure and a swift heart rate. This may lead to a lack of blood supply to one’s organs. Because of the increasing pressure inside the skull, or intracranial pressure, the brain tissue may swell, which is a condition known as cerebral endema. Treatment Treatment for meningitis should begin as soon as possible. Treatment with  ...

Histiocytosis
...  sufferers easily fracture a bone or two. One major characteristic of Histiocytosis is the presence of a punched-out tumor in the bones. One of the worst things that could happen is having the skull as the tumor’s location. All the bones in the entire body are assessed since a commonly affected site has not yet been fully determined up to now. Other common things to take note of  ...

Pagets Disease
...  of the person. More often, Paget’s disease affects a single part of the body. It could be the hip, the legs, the arm, pelvis, collarbone or spine. Special Cases There are rare cases in which the skull is the one affected by the disease. This case is dangerous, because the deformity could affect hearing and even the normal functioning of the brain. Those who have developed the disease in  ...

Blood
...  is released into the blood stream to restrict the flow of blood through the blood vessels. Hemopoiesis is a vitally important process of creating of new blood cells. Bone marrow located in bones of the skull, the humeri, ribs, femora, pelvis, and sternum is responsible for forming platelets, erythrocytes, and granular leukocytes. Agranular leukocytes are created in the spleen, lymph nodes,  ...

Mouth
...  speaking. It uses its many different parts for both functions. It has a lot of parts, some of which are the teeth, lips, gums, tongue, and tonsils. Its bigger parts that connect it to the rest of the skull are the lower and upper jaw. The lower jaw is that which moves up and down to enable the opening and closing of the mouth, and the upper jaw is that which connects the mouth to the rest of  ...

Accessory Nerve
...  of the neck. Due to their location, medical procedures involving the neck and head can cause damage to the accessory nerve. Unlike the other cranial nerves, the spinal accessory nerve begins outside the skull rather than inside. How can you describe the accessory nerve? The accessory nerve has a cranial part and a spinal part. The cranial part serves the same function as the vagal nerve  ...

Blood Supply to the Brain
...  from the subclavian artery, a component found at the base of the neck. For the blood supply to enter the brain, these arteries pass through the foramen magnum. This is an opening at the base of the skull where the spinal cord merges with the brain region of the medulla oblongata. The arteries are conjoined once they have penetrated the cranium to form the basilar artery. This artery, in  ...

Meninges
...  operation to keep the brain functioning normally. In the cranium, the dura mater has four distinct regions. Its partitions are clearly noticeable, and these regions help attach the brain to the skull’s inner surface. In the spine, the dura mater is thick, and it adds a protective layer to the spinal cord. Pia Mater Among all the meninges, the pia mater is the deepest one. The pia  ...

Spinal Cord
...  peripherally are the ones that send a variety of impulses to and fro the brain. The length of the spinal cord is similar to the thorax and is connected to the brain through the foramen magnum of the skull. It has two basic, yet very vital functions: It is responsible for the impulses that result in neural communication to and fro the brain, and also with the entire human body. Peripheral  ...


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