Craniopharyngioma: CT and MR imaging in nine cases.

  title={Craniopharyngioma: CT and MR imaging in nine cases.},
  author={Mike Freeman and Robert M. Kessler and John Irvin Allen and Ann C. Price},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  volume={11 5},
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and CT examinations were performed in nine patients with surgically proven craniopharyngioma. Computed tomography was found to be superior to MR in detection of calcification and cyst formation. Extent of involvement of adjacent structures (e.g., optic chiasm, third ventricle, and intracavernous carotid artery) was more clearly delineated by MR. Craniopharyngioma fluid collections were found to be uniformly bright on T2-weighted sequences. However, on T1-weighted… CONTINUE READING


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