By Anne G. Osborn MD FACR, Kathleen B. Digre MD
Written through well known leaders in neuroradiology and neurology, this certain reference is a high-level imaging source perfect for today’s medical neurologist or neuroscientist. utilizing undemanding, jargon-free prose, this ebook offers an outline of neurological issues coupled with general imaging findings ― all designed to be used on the aspect of care. you'll be expertly guided all through, from radiologic visual appeal and the importance of the imaging findings to the following acceptable steps in potent sufferer care.
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A closed-lip defect is seen on the right , extending from the pial surface to the ventricular outpouching ﬅ, while a mildly open-lip defect lined with dysplastic gray matter is present on the left ﬆ. Note the abnormal vessels in the left-sided schizencephalic cleft . (Left) Axial NECT in a 19-yearold man in the ER for trauma shows a "nipple" or outpouching of the left lateral ventricle that extends into a full-thickness cerebrospinal fluid cleft . The cleft is lined with heterotopic gray matter ﬆ.
The lipoma extends through the choroidal fissures into the lateral ventricles , where it is in the stroma of the choroid plexuses. 17 Brain: Pathology-Based Diagnoses: Malformations, Trauma, and Stroke Dandy-Walker Continuum KEY FACTS TERMINOLOGY • Dandy-Walker spectrum (DWS) represents broad spectrum of cystic posterior fossa (PF) malformations ○ DWS/complex ○ "Classic" DW malformation (DWM) ○ Hypoplastic vermis with rotation (HVR) ○ Persistent embryonic Blake pouch cyst (BPC) ○ Mega cisterna magna (MCM) IMAGING • "Classic" DWM ○ Cystic dilatation of 4th ventricle → enlarged PF ○ Vermis hypoplastic, rotated superiorly • HVR ○ Variable vermian hypoplasia ○ PF/brainstem normal-sized ○ No or small cyst, keyhole-shaped 4th ventricle • BPC ○ "Open" 4th ventricle communicates with cyst (Left) Sagittal graphic of classic Dandy-Walker malformation shows an enlarged posterior fossa, elevated torcular herophili ﬅ, superior rotation of hypoplastic cerebellar vermis , an overexpanded 4th ventricle with a thin wall ﬆ, and a dilated ventricle (hydrocephalus).
Injury to the internal carotid artery and CN 3, 4, 6, &/or the trigeminal nerve divisions can be present. Temporal bone (T-bone) fractures: T-bone fractures can be oriented parallel (longitudinal) or perpendicular (transverse) to the petrous ridge. Longitudinal fractures are more common and traverse the mastoid and middle ear cavity, often disrupting the ossicles and extending into the squamous portion of the T-bone. Transverse fractures often cross the inner ear and extend into the occipital bone.