NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING

Spinal Cord Ependymoma

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Keywords Spinal Cord Ependymoma, Intramedullary, Intradural Extramedullary, Extradural, Extraneural   Introduction Spinal cord ependymomas are the most common intramedullary tumor in adults and the second most common tumor in children…

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Neurosarcoidosis

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Keywords Neurosarcoidosis, Imaging, granulomas, spine, perivascular, MRI, stroke   Introduction Sarcoidosis is a chronic idiopathic, noninfectious, granulomatous disease characterized by the formation of noncaseating granulomas. It most commonly involves the…

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Spinal Cord Astrocytoma

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Keywords Spinal Cord Astrocytoma, Spinal Cord Glioma   Introduction Spinal cord astrocytomas are quite uncommon and account for only 3% to 4% of all central nervous system (CNS) astrocytomas. Furthermore,…

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Orbital Infection

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Keywords orbit, infection, cellulitis, abscess, phlegmon   Introduction There are various forms of orbital infection, including those listed in the Jain-Rubin classification: 1. Periorbital cellulitis 2. Orbital cellulitis with or…

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Dorsal Thoracic Arachnoid Abnormalities

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Keywords arachnoid cyst, arachnoid web, cord, myelopathy, spinal cyst, cord herniation, arachnoiditis   Introduction Deformities along the dorsal aspect of the thoracic spinal cord are occasionally identified on magnetic resonance…

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Hirayama Disease

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Keywords Hirayama, Cervical flexion induced myelopathy   Introduction Hirayama disease is a rare, slowly progressive, and self-limiting cervical myelopathy related to neck flexion in young adults. It is characterized by…

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Thyroid-Associated Orbitopathy

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Keywords thyroid, orbitopathy, Graves, pseudotumor   Introduction Thyroid-associated orbitopathy (TAO), thyroid eye disease (TED), dysthyroid/TAO, and Graves orbitopathy all refer to a poorly understood autoimmune phenomenon resulting in the adipogenesis…

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Partially Empty Sella

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Keywords Partially Empty Sella, Primary Partially Empty Sella, Secondary Partially Empty Sella   Introduction The empty sella turcica was first described in 1949 as a condition where the sella turcica…

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Lumbar Interbody Fusion

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Key Words Lumbar interbody fusion, Lumbar spine surgery, Spine fusion assessment   Introduction The ultimate goal of lumbar interbody fusion procedures is to relieve debilitating pain or prevent neurologic compromise….

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