Craniotomy, Child

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Title: Craniotomy, Child
Description: Drawing of a craniotomy showing a section of the scalp that has been pulled back to remove a piece of the skull; the dura covering the brain has been opened to expose the brain. The layer of muscle under the scalp is also shown.

Craniotomy: An opening is made in the skull and a piece of the skull is removed to show part of the brain.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Musculoskeletal
Treatment -- Surgery
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR691155
Date Created: March 30, 2011
Date Added: May 29, 2012
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow