Items tagged “brain”

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Developmental venous anomaly

Developmental venous anomaly (DVA), also known as cerebral venous angioma, is a congenital malformation of veins which drain normal brain. They were thought to be rare before cross-sectional imaging but are now recognised as being the most common cerebral vascular malformation, accounting for ~5...
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Ependymoma

Ependymomas represent a relatively broad group of glial tumours most often arising from the lining the ventricles of the brain or the central canal of the spinal cord. They account for ~5% of all neuroepithelial neoplasms, ~10% of all paediatric brain tumours and up to 33% of brain tumours occur...
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Obstructive hydrocephalus

Obstructive hydrocephalus is a term usually used to denote obstructive non-communicating hydrocephalus.  It is actually a term that causes confusion as used in the above sense implies that communicating hydrocephalus does not have an obstruction to CSF flow / absorption; this is not true as the...
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Pituitary apoplexy

Pituitary apoplexy is an acute clinical syndrome caused by either haemorrhagic or non-haemorrhagic necrosis of the pituitary gland 2. Although variable, it typically comprises of headache, visual deficits, ophthalmoplegia, and altered mental status 7. An existing pituitary macroadenoma is usuall...
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Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour (DNET)

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 07 May 2008
71% complete
MRI
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Gliomatosis cerebri

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 14 Aug 2008
68% complete
MRI
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Subependymoma

Subependymomas are uncommon, benign (WHO grade I) tumours which are slow growing and non-invasive. They tend to occur in middle-aged and older individuals and usually identified as an incidental finding.  Terminology These tumours were previously also known as subependymal astrocytomas, not to...
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Tumefactive demyelinating lesion

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 15 Nov 2009
92% complete
CTMRI
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Glioblastoma NOS

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 14 Feb 2010
71% complete
CTMRI
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Intraventricular ganglioglioma

Intraventricular ...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 14 Feb 2010
56% complete
MRI
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Dandy-Walker variant

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 15 Feb 2010
74% complete
MRI
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Joubert syndrome

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 15 Feb 2010
77% complete
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Ependymoma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 17 Feb 2010
95% complete
MRI
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Tuberculous leptomeningitis: gross pathology

TB leptomeningiti...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Yale Rosen
Published 18 Feb 2010
72% complete
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Falx meningioma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 19 Feb 2010
71% complete
CTMRI
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Mesial temporal sclerosis - bilateral

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 20 Feb 2010
62% complete
MRI
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Epidermoid

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 21 Feb 2010
80% complete
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Multiple sclerosis

MS

T2 sagital
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 21 Feb 2010
80% complete
MRI
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Ganglioglioma

Axial T2
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 21 Feb 2010
65% complete
MRI
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Dermoid cyst

Dermoid
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 22 Feb 2010
50% complete
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