Pictorial essay: The many faces of craniosynostosis.
Skull base lesions can be related to wide number of pathologies including infections, benign and malignant tumors. Accurate diagnosis and differentiation between these entities is important for pro.
Imaging of carcinoma of the external auditory canal: a pictorial essay Cheng K. Ong, a Uei Pua, b and Vincent F.H. Chong a a Department of Diagnostic Radiology, National University Hospital and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore; b Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore.
Imaging of the nasopharynx and skull base. Head and Neck Imaging. This can be of immense help to the clinician planning interventional procedures such as stenting, balloon dilatation, or graft pcitorial, particularly when there are secondary changes of calcification, plaque formation and stenosis.
Skull base anatomy and brief imaging review of common pathologies treated with endonasal endoscopic surgery including pituitary adenoma, meningioma, and craniopharyngioma 3. Expected MR appearance of nasoseptal flap skull base reconstruction 4. Imaging appearance of common complications after endonasal nasoseptal flap reconstruction including graft gaps and CSF leak.
Most reviews of bone lesions in the head-and-neck region include skull base, face, and spine (1,2,3), whilst to our knowledge, there are fewer practical pictorial reviews specifically focused on skull vault lesions. However, the skull vault deserves attention, since it has its own limited spectrum of disease with some unique entities and other ubiquitous ones, which may present specific.
This diagnosis should always be considered when a mass arises from the bones of the face, skull base, or calvaria in children. LCH may result in masses based in the cerebral parenchyma, spinal cord, dura, or choroid plexus. The most common imaging finding of calvarial LCH is a well-defined mass involving the diploe. On CT, a sharply.
Skull base osteomyelitis is an aggressive, lifethreatening infection that can be challenging to diagnose and treat. It occurs predominantly in elderly immunocompromised patients, but it has also been reported in children with normal immunological status. Typical skul base osteomyelitis arises as a complication to ear infection mainly involving the temporal bone and is usually caused by.