By Apostolos John Tsiouris, Pina C. Sanelli, Joseph Comunale
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In a marketplace filled with case studies, this one stands proud since it offers additional info, extra specific discussions of differential diagnoses, and extra spouse situations than its opponents, whereas nonetheless protecting a great breadth of assurance. The situations symbolize an important and well timed improve from the 1st edition. Doody companies, Inc.
Case-Based mind Imaging, moment Edition, an replace of the very popular Teaching Atlas of mind Imaging, has complete insurance of the newest technological developments in mind imaging. It comprises greater than one hundred fifty situations that supply unique dialogue of the pathology, therapy, and analysis of universal and infrequent mind illnesses, congenital/developmental malformations, cranial nerves, and extra. This entire case-based evaluate of mind imaging can help radiologists, neurologists, and neurosurgeons of their education and day-by-day practice.
- More than 1,000 up-to-date high-resolution photos created on cutting-edge equipment
- Advanced CT and MR imaging introduces readers to present imaging modalities
- Pathological descriptions of radiologic diagnoses support make clear the pathophysiology of the disease
- Pearls and pitfalls of imaging interpretation for speedy reference
- Authors are world-renowned mind imaging experts
Radiology citizens, neuroradiology fellows getting ready for board assessments, and starting practitioners will locate this e-book a useful instrument in studying how one can adequately diagnose universal and infrequent pathologies of the brain.
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2A–D). They are usually solitary, although multiple tumors within the same patient have been reported. A B C D Fig. 2 Atypical brainstem location of ganglioglioma. (A) Axial T2W FLAIR and (B) axial postcontrast T1W demonstrate a predominately T2 hyperintense mass that heterogeneously enhances and is centered within the right lateral medulla and inferior cerebellum. There is mild encroachment of the mass on the fourth ventricle. No cysts are identified. indd 28 image reveals a focus of internal susceptibility effect consistent with calcifications, which was confirmed on a corresponding CT examination (not shown).
Clinical Findings CNS metastases may be asymptomatic and discovered incidentally on staging neuroimaging studies. Symptoms, when present, vary with the location of lesion(s). Pathology Gross • • • Usually well-circumscribed gray-white rounded nodules of variable size; any area may be affected, but the gray-white junction is a favored location May be solid, cystic, mixed, or necrotic (Fig. 2A,B) Calcification or hemorrhage may be present Microscopic Varies with histology of primary tumor Imaging Findings Classically described as round, enhancing lesions at the gray-white matter interface with surrounding edema.
Surrounding T1 hypointensity is consistent with vasogenic edema. (continued on page 40) 11/8/12 11:49 PM 40 CASE-BASED BRAIN IMAGING C D E F Fig. 4 (continued) (C) Axial T2W image shows a heterogeneous but predominately T2 hyperintense mass. The surrounding vasogenic edema is more conspicuous on this sequence. (D) Axial DWI and (E) the corresponding ADC map depict the internal restricted diffusion; restricted diffusion can be seen in highly cellular tumors with high nuclear:cytoplasmic ratios. (F) Axial CT scan of the chest demonstrates the primary right lower lobe lung adenocarcinoma.