Posterior fossa malformations: main features and limits in prenatal diagnosis

  title={Posterior fossa malformations: main features and limits in prenatal diagnosis},
  author={Catherine Garel},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
Posterior fossa (PF) malformations are commonly observed during prenatal screening. Their understanding requires knowledge of the main steps of PF development and knowledge of normal patterns in US and MR imaging. The vast majority of PF malformations can be strongly suspected by acquiring a midline sagittal slice and a transverse slice and by systematically scrutinizing the elements of the PF: cerebellar vermis, hemispheres, brainstem, fourth ventricle, PF fluid spaces and tentorium. Analysis… CONTINUE READING
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