Items tagged “skull”

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Cephalohaematoma

Cephalohaematomas are traumatic subperiosteal haematomas of the skull that are usually caused by birth injury. They are bound by the periosteum and, therefore, cannot cross sutures. Being bound by a suture line distinguishes them from subgaleal haematoma, which can cross sutures. Epidemiology ...
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Platybasia

Platybasia is characterised by abnormal flattening of the skull base as defined as a base of skull angle over 143º. Clinical presentation Platybasia alone does not usually cause symptoms unless it is associated with basilar invagination. Pathology Aetiology congenital achondroplasia Down...
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Hyperostosis frontalis interna (MRI)

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 07 May 2008
68% complete
MRI
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Meningioma with florid hyperostosis

 Diagnosis probable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 28 May 2008
62% complete
CT
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Pott puffy tumour

Pott puffy tumour refers to a non-neoplastic complication of acute sinusitis characterised by a primarily subgaleal collection, also subperiosteal abscess and osteomyelitis. It is usually related to the frontal sinus but sometimes also related with the mastoid. Forehead swelling is seen, which i...
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Wormian bones

Wormian bones (a.k.a. intrasutural bones) is the name given to the additional small bones sometimes found between the cranial sutures of the bones of the skull vault, most commonly in relation to the lambdoid suture. Some reserve the term Wormian bones to just the intrasutural bones proximate to...
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Extradural haematoma with conservative management

EDH
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 19 Apr 2009
65% complete
CT
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Gunshot wound to head

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 24 Apr 2009
69% complete
X-ray
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Unilateral coronal synostosis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Michael Sargent
Published 28 May 2009
59% complete
CT
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Wormian bones

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Angela Byrne
Published 11 Nov 2009
56% complete
CT
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Osteoporosis circumscripta cranii

Osteoporosis circumscripta cranii (also known as osteolysis circumscripta) refers to discrete radiolucent regions of the skull on plain radiographs. They are often seen in context of the lytic (incipient-active) phase of Paget's disease of the skull, but may be observed in other circumstances as...
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Craniosynostosis

Craniosynostosis
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 20 Dec 2009
59% complete
CTX-ray
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Dermoid cyst - skull

Dermoid cyst
 Diagnosis probable
Dr Laughlin Dawes
Published 24 Dec 2009
56% complete
CT
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Sarcoidosis: musculoskeletal manifestations of the skull

Sarcoidosis
 Diagnosis probable
Dr Angela Byrne
Published 13 Jan 2010
56% complete
CTX-ray
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Pott puffy tumour

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 17 Jan 2010
71% complete
CT
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Transosseous venous channel: skull

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 17 Jan 2010
42% complete
CT
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Normal skull x-ray

 Diagnosis not applicable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 Jan 2010
25% complete
X-ray
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Sagittal synostosis and scaphocephaly

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 24 Jan 2010
62% complete
CT
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Remains unknown - skull

Remains unknown
 Diagnosis not applicable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 23 Feb 2010
22% complete
X-ray
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Chondrosarcoma of the base of skull

Chondrosarcoma of...
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 12 Mar 2010
84% complete
MRICT

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