Intracranial compartments

Intracranial lesions or processes can be described according to which intracranial compartment they occur within. 

The simplest division is into 3 compartments:

  1. extra-axial: external to the brain parenchyma
  2. intra-axial: within the brain parenchyma
  3. intraventricular: within the ventricular system
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rID: 7962
Section: Gamuts
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    Intraaxial: GBM
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    Intraventricular: B-cell lymphoma
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