Neuroradiology: Key Differential Diagnoses and Clinical Questions

1st Edition

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Authors:

  • Pamela Schaefer
  • Juan Small
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    Table of Contents

    PART 1 BRAIN AND COVERINGS

    Case 1 Computed Tomography Hyperdense Lesions, 3

    Case 2 T1 Hyperintense Lesions, 7

    Case 3 Multiple Susceptibility Artifact Lesions, 13

    Case 4 Ring-Enhancing Lesions, 19

    Case 5 Leptomeningeal Enhancement, 25

    Case 6 Dural Enhancement, 29

    Case 7 Lesions Containing Fat, 35

    Case 8 Extraaxial Lesions, 43

    Case 9 Bilateral Central Gray Matter Abnormality, 53

    Case 10 Temporal Lobe Lesions, 63

    Case 11 Temporal Lobe Cystic Lesions, 67

    Case 12 Cerebellopontine Angle Cisterns, 73

    Case 13 Lateral Ventricular Lesions, 81

    Case 14 Third Ventricular Lesions, 87

    Case 15 Fourth Ventricular Lesions, 93

    Case 16 Suprasellar Cystic Lesions, 99

    Case 17 Pineal Region, 107

    Case 18 Cranial Nerve Lesions, 113

    Case 19 Lytic Skull Lesions, 119

    Case 20 Skull Fracture Versus Sutures, 125

    Case 21 Clivus Lesions, 129

    Case 22 Hyperdense Cerebellum, 135

    Case 23 T2-Hyperintense Pontine Abnormalities, 141

    Case 24 Cerebral Cortical Neurodegeneration, 147

    Case 25 Cerebral Subcortical Neurodegeneration, 155

    Case 26 Epidermoid Versus Arachnoid Cyst, 163

    Case 27 Cyst With A Mural Nodule, 167

    Case 28 Ecchordosis Physaliphora Versus Chordoma, 171

    PART 2 SPINE

    Case 29 Atlantooccipital And Atlantoaxial Separation, 179

    Case 30 Basilar Invagination And Platybasia, 187

    Case 31 Enhancing Intramedullary Spinal Cord Lesions, 195

    Case 32 Enhancing Intramedullary Conus Lesions, 207

    Case 33 Solitary Enhancing Intradural, Extramedullary Lesions, 211

    Case 34 Multiple Enhancing Intradural, Extramedullary Lesions, 219

    Case 35 Cystic Intradural Extramedullary Lesions, 225

    Case 36 Nerve Root Enlargement, 233

    Case 37 Posterior Element Lesions, 239

    Case 38 Sacral Masses, 243

    Case

    Details

    No. of pages:
    472
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2013
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781437717211
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323248914