William E. Phillips

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A patient with an intracranial dermoid tumor that ruptured secondary to closed head trauma is described. Intracranial dermoid tumors (cysts) have been reported to rupture spontaneously during or following surgery. To the authors' knowledge, rupture of a dermoid cyst following closed head trauma has not been reported.
Computer-assisted diagnostic systems enhance the information available from magnetic resonance imaging. Segmentations are the basis on which three-dimensional volume renderings are made. The application of a raw data-based, operator-independent (automatic), magnetic resonance segmentation technique for tissue differentiation is demonstrated. Segmentation(More)
A quasi-experimental action research with a pretest-posttest same subject design was implemented to determine if there is a different effect of the flash card method and the multisensory approach on kindergarteners' achievement in sight word recognition, and which method is more effective if there is any difference. Instrumentation for pretest and posttest(More)
This report describes a paciniomyolipoma as an intradural tumor of the lumbar spinal cord composed of adipose tissue, striated skeletal muscle, and pacinian corpuscles. Simple lipomas, myolipomas, and other variant lipomas of the spinal cord have been described in the literature; to the authors' knowledge, however, this is the first report of this unusual(More)
Neuroradiologists performing cervical spine MR scans are reminded that an aberrant right subclavian artery is detectable on sagittal cervical spine views. This review of 335 consecutive patients revealed two such anomalies for a prevalence of 0.6%, which compares favorably with the published range of occurrences in the literature (0.5 to 2%).
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