Pathology of the Trigeminal Nerve

Mar 28, 2017 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Pathology of the Trigeminal Nerve

Imaging of the trigeminal nerve requires a thorough understanding of its anatomy and function, clinical symptoms related to malfunction, and its key pathologies. Because of the nerve’s long course from…

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Pathology of the Olfactory Nerve

Mar 28, 2017 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Pathology of the Olfactory Nerve

The olfactory system and especially the olfactory bulb (OB) as the first relay in the olfactory system represent highly plastic structures. For example, OB volume partly reflects the degree of…

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Pathology of the Optic Nerve

Mar 28, 2017 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Pathology of the Optic Nerve

This article focuses on pathologic processes affecting the optic nerve, optic nerve/sheath complex, and chiasm. Pathology of the visual pathways posterior to the chiasm is beyond the scope of this article…

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Perineural Tumor Spread

Mar 28, 2017 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Perineural Tumor Spread

Perineural spread (PNS) refers to the extent of tumor cells or other nonneoplastic lesions along the tissues of the nerve sheath, its overall incidence ranges from 2.5% to 5%. PNS…

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