Items tagged “medical student”

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Traumatic brain injury (teaching)

 Diagnosis certain
UoE Radiology
Published 04 Feb 2015
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Spinal fracture with cauda equina syndrome (teaching)

 Diagnosis certain
UoE Radiology
Published 04 Feb 2015
95% complete
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Right MCA Infarction (teaching)

 Diagnosis certain
UoE Radiology
Published 04 Feb 2015
98% complete
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Extra-axial hemorrhages with skull fracture (teaching)

 Diagnosis certain
UoE Radiology
Published 04 Feb 2015
95% complete
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Left PCA infarct (teaching)

 Diagnosis not applicable
UoE Radiology
Published 06 Feb 2015
68% complete
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Multiple sclerosis (teaching)

Few dark patches ...
 Diagnosis almost certain
UoE Radiology
Published 06 Feb 2015
86% complete
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Hemorrhagic stroke: basal ganglia (teaching)

 Diagnosis certain
UoE Radiology
Published 06 Feb 2015
95% complete
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Subarachnoid hemorrhage (teaching)

 Diagnosis certain
UoE Radiology
Published 06 Feb 2015
98% complete
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Normal CT head and CTV (teaching)

 Diagnosis not applicable
UoE Radiology
Published 06 Feb 2015
71% complete
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Spinal cord compression (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Spinal cord compression is a surgical emergency and if unrecognised or untreated, can result in irreversible neurological damage and disability. If the spinal roots below the conus medullaris are involved, it is termed caud...
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Stroke (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Stroke is a clinical diagnosis where an acute neurological deficit follows a cerebrovascular insult. There are two main groups of stroke: ischemic (>80%) or hemorrhagic (<20%) 1. Reference article This is a summary articl...
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Intracranial tumors (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Intracranial tumors comprise a heterogeneous group of tumors. In adult patients, the majority represent metastatic disease with a smaller proportion being primary brain tumors. Metastasis to the brain occurs, most commonly,...
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Cerebral abscess (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Cerebral abscesses represent focal areas of infection within brain parenchyma, usually containing pus and having a thick capsule. They typically have enhancing walls and can mimic a number of other significant pathologies. ...
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Skull fractures (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Skull fractures usually occur following significant head injury and may herald underlying neurological pathology. Reference article This is a summary article; read more in our article on skull fractures. Summary anatomy...
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Pituitary macroadenoma (teaching)

 Diagnosis almost certain
UoE Radiology
Published 23 Feb 2015
74% complete
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Investigating head injury (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Investigating head injury is frequently required because head injury is common: in the US there are 1.3 million traumatic brain injuries per year 1. Causes include falls (children and the elderly), motor vehicle accidents (...
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Investigating focal weakness (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Investigating focal weakness makes up a large proportion of workload for neurologists and neuroradiologists. A wide range of serious CNS disorders can present with focal weakness. Appropriate timely imaging can guide diagno...
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Investigating severe headache (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Investigating severe headache is a common requirement in both acute and emergency services. It is also common in neurology clinics and GP surgeries. While many of the headaches are benign a large number of patients require ...
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Investigating seizures (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Seizures are a common medical emergency and presentation to emergency departments 1-3. All new seizures or changes in seizure activity merit assessment with neurologists, and usually require neuroimaging 3,4. They can be di...
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Investigating cauda equina syndrome (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Cauda equina syndrome (CES) is the compression of nerve roots within the cauda equina and a medical emergency that requires prompt diagnosis, investigation and treatment if the prognosis is to be anything other than bleak 1...

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