MR imaging of the skull base.

  title={MR imaging of the skull base.},
  author={Jin Suk Han and R G Huss and J. E. Benson and Bella Kaufman and Y S Yoon and Stuart C. Morrison and R. J. Alfidi and Harold L. Rekate and Robert Ratcheson},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  volume={8 5},
Fifty-four patients with abnormalities primarily involving the base of the skull were evaluated by magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. The results were compared with information obtained by other radiologic studies, primarily X-ray CT. On MR imaging, better anatomic definition of soft tissues in the deep compartments of the nasopharynx was achieved through the high level of tissue contrast discrimination and lack of bone artifacts. The parapharyngeal fat plane, separating pterygoid from pharyngeal… CONTINUE READING