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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE DWI by using higher b-values provides tissue diffusivity with less T2 shinethrough effect. VCD in the abscess cavity correlates with ADC values. The purpose of this study was to investigate which b-value-derived ADC correlates better with VCD. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty patients with brain abscess underwent conventional MR imaging… (More)
A posterior fossa dermoid cyst in association with the Klippel-Feil syndrome, in a 4 year old child is reported. Early diagnosis to prevent complications like neural compression, cyst rupture and staphylococcal meningitis justifies investigation for posterior fossa dermoids in cases of Klippel-Feil syndrome. Their embryological basis is discussed.
Giant cell reparative granuloma is an infrequent non-tumoral lesion affecting the maxillary and mandibular bones and only rarely, the cranial bones. We report a case of giant cell reparative granuloma of the base of the skull in a 12-year-old female who presented with a parapharyngeal mass. Computerized Tomography (CT) showed the intracranial extension and… (More)
Anencephaly which is basically a misnomer used in place of meroencephaly for a long time is one of the most common birth defect that is seen in stillborn fetuses. It has multifactorial relations with environment , genetics as well as nutrition.It can be diagnosed by ultrasound, serum alfafetoprotein (AFP) level. The present study was done of a female… (More)