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By Alexander M. McKinney

This atlas provides general imaging adaptations of the mind, cranium, and craniocervical vasculature. Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and computed tomography (CT) have complicated dramatically some time past 10 years, fairly in regard to new thoughts and 3D imaging. one of many significant difficulties skilled via radiologists and clinicians is the translation of standard editions compared with the abnormalities that the variations mimic. via an intensive selection of photos, this booklet bargains a spectrum of appearances for every variation with accompanying 3D imaging for affirmation; explores universal artifacts on MR and CT that simulate disorder; discusses every one variation when it comes to the correct anatomy; and provides comparability situations for the aim of distinguishing common findings from abnormalities. It contains either universal versions in addition to newly pointed out editions which are visualized via lately built thoughts comparable to diffusion-weighted imaging and multidetector/multislice CT. The booklet additionally highlights general imaging versions in pediatric instances.

Atlas of standard Imaging diversifications of the mind, cranium, and Craniocervical Vasculature is a worthwhile source for neuroradiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and radiologists in reading the most typical and identifiable variations and utilizing the simplest how to classify them expediently.

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2nd ed. New York: Mosby; 1991.  89–93. 5 Cranial Nerve VII: Normal Contrast Enhancement on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Cranial nerve VII (CN7) may have normal contrast enhancement in several locations. This is important to be aware of because MRI studies of the internal auditory canal (IAC) are quite common. , schwannoma or meningioma). Thus, the following descriptions of normal and abnormal regions of enhancement refer to contrast-enhanced fat-suppressed spin echo T1WI (FS T1WI). To understand the normal pattern of enhancement of the facial nerve, a brief review of the nerve’s course is necessary.

5 Cranial Nerve VII: Normal Contrast Enhancement on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Cranial nerve VII (CN7) may have normal contrast enhancement in several locations. This is important to be aware of because MRI studies of the internal auditory canal (IAC) are quite common. , schwannoma or meningioma). Thus, the following descriptions of normal and abnormal regions of enhancement refer to contrast-enhanced fat-suppressed spin echo T1WI (FS T1WI). To understand the normal pattern of enhancement of the facial nerve, a brief review of the nerve’s course is necessary.

30). 1 Vestibular Aqueduct Enhancement Fig. 21 A 55-year-old patient with a negative 3 T MRI for dizziness. 5-mm thickness postcontrast FS spoiled GET1WI (T1FFE, left) and on a postcontrast 3D TOF MRA source image (also a gradient echo 53 image, right), there is right VA enhancement (curved arrows). Note a greater degree of susceptibility artifact on such gradient echo images Fig. 5 T MRI for hearing loss. There is bilateral mild to moderate VA enhancement (curved arrows). Also, note enhancement of the descending (mastoid) segments of CN7 bilaterally (dotted arrows) 54 5 Cranial Nerve VII: Normal Contrast Enhancement on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Fig.

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