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 recognized as being the most common cerebral vascular malformation, accounting for ~5...
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Ependymoma

Ependymomas represent a relatively broad group of glial tumors most often arising from the lining of the ventricles of the brain or the central canal of the spinal cord. They account for ~5% of all neuroepithelial neoplasms, ~10% of all pediatric brain tumors and up to 33% of brain tumors occurr...
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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 m...
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Pituitary apoplexy

Pituitary apoplexy is an acute clinical condition caused by either hemorrhagic or non-hemorrhagic necrosis of the pituitary gland. Although presentation is variable, it typically comprises headache, visual deficits, ophthalmoplegia, and altered mental status. An existing pituitary macroadenoma i...
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Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor (DNET)

  Diagnosis almost certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 07 May 2008
68% complete
MRI
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Gliomatosis cerebri

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

Subependymomas are uncommon, benign (WHO grade 1) tumors 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 tumors were previously also known as subependymal astrocytomas, not to b...
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Tumefactive demyelinating lesion

  Diagnosis certain
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 15 Nov 2009
89% complete
CT MRI
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Glioblastoma NOS

  Diagnosis almost certain
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 14 Feb 2010
71% complete
CT MRI
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Intraventricular ganglioglioma

  Diagnosis certain
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 14 Feb 2010
74% complete
MRI
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Dandy-Walker variant

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

  Diagnosis almost certain
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 15 Feb 2010
77% complete
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Posterior fossa ependymoma

  Diagnosis almost certain
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 17 Feb 2010
80% complete
MRI
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Tuberculous leptomeningitis (gross pathology)

  Diagnosis certain
Yale Rosen
Published 18 Feb 2010
72% complete
Pathology
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Falx meningioma

  Diagnosis certain
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 19 Feb 2010
71% complete
CT MRI
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Mesial temporal sclerosis - bilateral

  Diagnosis almost certain
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 20 Feb 2010
74% complete
MRI
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Epidermoid

  Diagnosis almost certain
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 21 Feb 2010
80% complete
Annotated image MRI
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Multiple sclerosis

  Diagnosis almost certain
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 21 Feb 2010
74% complete
MRI
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Ganglioglioma

  Diagnosis almost certain
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 21 Feb 2010
68% complete
MRI
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Intracranial dermoid cyst

  Diagnosis almost certain
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 22 Feb 2010
73% complete
CT MRI