By Steven P. Meyers
Authored via popular neuroradiologist Steven P. Meyers, Differential analysis in Neuroimaging: mind and Meninges is a stellar consultant for deciding on and diagnosing mind pathologies according to position and neuroimaging effects. The succinct textual content displays greater than 25 years of hands-on adventure gleaned from complex education and instructing citizens and fellows in radiology, neurosurgery, and neurology. The top of the range MRI, CT, puppy, PET/CT, traditional angiography, and X-ray pictures were accumulated over Dr. Meyers's long profession, providing an unsurpassed visible studying instrument. The distin. Read more...
summary: Authored by way of popular neuroradiologist Steven P. Meyers, Differential prognosis in Neuroimaging: mind and Meninges is a stellar consultant for selecting and diagnosing mind pathologies in line with place and neuroimaging effects. The succinct textual content displays greater than 25 years of hands-on adventure gleaned from complicated education and teaching citizens and fellows in radiology, neurosurgery, and neurology. The fine quality MRI, CT, puppy, PET/CT, traditional angiography, and X-ray photographs were accrued over Dr. Meyers's long occupation, offering an unsurpassed visible studying device. The distin
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CT: Infiltrative lesion with low-intermediate attenuation. Usually no contrast enhancement until late in disease. 53â•… A 42-year-old man with a pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma in the anterior left temporal lobe. (a) Axial T2-weighted imaging shows a mixed nodular and cystic lesion (arrow). (b) The nodular portion of the tumor shows gadolinium contrast enhancement on axial T1-weighted imaging (arrow). 54â•… (a,b) A 39-year-old man with gliomatosis cerebri, seen as poorly defined intra-axial zones with high signal on T2-weighted imaging in the right temporal and occipital lobes extending into the splenium of the corpus callosum (arrows).
Most common primary CNS tumor (WHO grade IV), accounts for 15% of intracranial tumors and up to 75% of astrocytic neoplasms, with an incidence of 3 per 100,000. Most patients are over 50 years old. These highly malignant astrocytic neoplasms have nuclear atypia, with mitotic activity, cellular pleomorphism, necrosis, microvascular proliferation and invasion. Ki-67/MIB-1 proliferation index ranges from 15 to 20%. Associated with mutations involving RTK/phosphatase–PTEN/PI3K signal pathway, TERT, and p53 and Rb1 tumor suppressor genes.
41â•… Hypoplasia of cerebellar hemisphere. (a) Sagittal T1-weighted imaging and (b) axial T2-weighted imaging show hypoplasia of the inferomedial portion of the right cerebellar hemisphere (arrows). 42) Vermian aplasia or severe hypoplasia, communication of fourth ventricle with retrocerebellar cyst, enlarged posterior fossa, high position of tentorium and transverse venous sinuses. Hydrocephalus common. Associated with other anomalies, such as dysgenesis of the corpus callosum, gray matter heterotopia, schizencephaly, holoprosencephaly, cephalocele, and others.
Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Brain and Meninges by Steven P. Meyers