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bow tie appearance

bow tie image from New Medical Terms

Winston Churchill with bow tie

IMAGING 

Knee–MRI Absent bow tie sign, see elsewhere on this website

Vertebra–conventional imaging A descriptive term referring to the appearance of locked facets in the cervical spine on a lateral view of a patient with unilateral rotatory subluxation (oblique) at and above the site of rotation, an appearance (image, bottom) that has been fancifully likened to a bow tie or bat wing. 

bow tie appearance

bow tie appearance image from New Medical Terms

Synonym Bow tie sign 

Reference http://www.learningradiology.com/archives2011/COW%20455-Uni%20Lock%20facet/unilockfacetcorrect.htm

PATHOLOGY

A descriptive term for the individual cells from the lower uterine segment, which have a central stricture and thus have been fancifully likened to a bow tie, and appear as short sheets of cells on cytology. 

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