NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING

Esthesioneuroblastoma

Jun 26, 2019 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Esthesioneuroblastoma

Keywords Esthesioneuroblastoma, olfactory neuroblastoma, skull base, sinonasal, olfactory neuroepithelium, marginal cyst   Introduction Esthesioneuroblastoma (olfactory neuroblastoma) is an uncommon malignancy of the nasal cavity. Esthesioneuroblastoma represents 3% to 6% of…

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Paget’s Disease

Jun 26, 2019 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Paget’s Disease

Keywords Paget’s disease, Osteitis deformans   Introduction Paget’s disease, or osteitis deformans, is a chronic metabolic disorder characterized by increased bone turnover and breakdown secondary to excessive and disorganized osteoclastic…

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Paraganglioma

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Introduction Paragangliomas of the head and neck are rare neoplasms of neural crest cell origin. The four most common sites for paragangliomas within the head and neck are at the…

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Otospongiosis

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Keywords temporal bone, hearing loss, inner ear, computed tomography, otospongiosis, otosclerosis   Introduction Otospongiosis, also known as otosclerosis, is a progressive primary bone disorder of abnormal bone resorption and deposition….

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IgG4-Related Disease in the Head and Neck

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Keywords Inflammatory disorders, Lymphoproliferative disease, Orbit, Salivary gland, Thyroid, Pachymeningitis, IgG4   Introduction Background IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is a relatively recently recognized fibroinflammatory condition of unknown etiology characterized by elevated…

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Carotid Blowout Syndrome

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Keywords carotid blow out, classification, imaging, neck   Introduction Weakening and eventual rupture of the carotid artery is one of the most devastating complications of advanced head and neck cancer…

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Labyrinthitis

Jun 26, 2019 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Labyrinthitis

Keywords Temporal bone, labyrinthitis, labyrinthitis ossificans, sensorineural hearing loss   Introduction Labyrinthitis, also known as otitis interna, is an inflammatory disorder of the inner ear. Inflammation of the perilymphatic spaces…

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Cholesteatoma

Jun 26, 2019 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Cholesteatoma

Keywords temporal bone, cholesteatoma, middle ear, external auditory canal   Introduction A cholesteatoma is a cystic mass filled with keratin and lined by stratified squamous epithelium. Cholesteatoma is not a…

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Sjögren Syndrome

Jun 26, 2019 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Sjögren Syndrome

Keywords Sjögren syndrome, parotid glands, imaging   Introduction Sjögren syndrome (SS) is a chronic autoimmune disorder characterized by inflammatory destruction of the body’s exocrine glands and may be considered primary…

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