Central nervous system curriculum

Last revised by Ryan Thibodeau on 31 Aug 2023

The central nervous system curriculum is one of our curriculum articles and aims to be a collection of articles that represent the core central nervous system knowledge.

Topics pertaining to the intracranial content (brain, pituitary, dura, intracranial vasculatures). There will be some overlap between this curriculum and the head and neck curriculum and the pediatric curriculum

An understanding of the anatomy of relevant structures is essential. Core anatomical topics include:

Imaging techniques relevant to imaging of the central nervous system include:

For more detail see malformations of cortical development classification

  • intra vs extra-axial location

  • DWI, PWI, MRS of brain tumors

  • indications

  • basic techniques

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