Imaging of posterior fossa epidermoid tumors.

  title={Imaging of posterior fossa epidermoid tumors.},
  author={Sait Şirin and Engin Gonul and Serdar Kahraman and Erdener Timurkaynak},
  journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery},
  volume={107 6},
OBJECTIVE Epidermoid tumors have similar radiologic characteristics with arachnoid cysts on routine imaging techniques. Since they warrant different therapeutic interventions, it is essential to differentiate the two pathologies and to assess operative results. PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to define the MR characteristics of epidermoid tumors in posterior fossa particularly on fluid-attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR) and diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI). PATIENTS AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING


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