NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING

Osteoporosis

Dec 23, 2016 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Osteoporosis

Fig. 1 Trabecular bone specimens of T10 from a normal (a) and an osteoporotic (b) subject. 3D reconstructions of micro-CT scans with a spatial resolution of 26 µm³. Note the bone loss…

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of the Spine

Dec 23, 2016 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on of the Spine

Fig. 1 Plain radiograph of a normal lumbar spine and of lumbar spondylosis. a Lateral view of a normal lumbar spine. b Anteroposterior view of a normal lumbar spine. c Lateral…

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Stroke

Dec 23, 2016 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Stroke

  I ACUTE (<24 HOURS) MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY INFARCT, COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY   KEY FACTS     Cerebral strokes are third most common cause of death in the United States; mortality with each…

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Neck Masses

Dec 23, 2016 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Neck Masses

  NASOPHARYNGEAL MASSES   KEY FACTS     Most common tumors: squamous cell carcinoma (>80%), adenocarcinoma, minor salivary gland tumors, and lymphoma.     It is not clear if tobacco and alcohol use…

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Intra-Axial Tumors

Dec 23, 2016 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Intra-Axial Tumors

  ASTROCYTOMA, LOW GRADE   KEY FACTS     Account for 10% to 30% of cerebral gliomas in adults.     Histologically, low-grade astrocytomas are fibrillary (diffuse), and over 80% eventually degenerate to…

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Infections and Inflammations

Dec 23, 2016 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Infections and Inflammations

  MENINGITIS (UNCOMPLICATED)   KEY FACTS     Common causative organisms include Escherichia coli (E. coli) and streptococcus group B (newborns), Hemophilus (H. influenzae) (children <7 years), Neisseria (N. meningitides) (older children…

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