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By Apostolos John Tsiouris, Pina C. Sanelli, Joseph Comunale

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In a marketplace jam-packed with case experiences, this one sticks out since it presents additional information, extra unique discussions of differential diagnoses, and extra spouse instances than its opponents, whereas nonetheless protecting an exceptional breadth of assurance. The situations symbolize an important and well timed improve from the 1st edition. Doody firms, Inc.

Case-Based mind Imaging, moment Edition, an replace of the extremely popular Teaching Atlas of mind Imaging, has complete assurance of the newest technological developments in mind imaging. It includes greater than one hundred fifty instances that supply specific dialogue of the pathology, therapy, and diagnosis of universal and infrequent mind ailments, congenital/developmental malformations, cranial nerves, and extra. This finished case-based overview of mind imaging may also help radiologists, neurologists, and neurosurgeons of their education and day-by-day practice.

Key Features:

  • More than 1,000 up-to-date high-resolution photographs created on state of the art equipment
  • Advanced CT and MR imaging introduces readers to present imaging modalities
  • Pathological descriptions of radiologic diagnoses support make clear the pathophysiology of the disease
  • Pearls and pitfalls of imaging interpretation for speedy reference
  • Authors are world-renowned mind imaging experts

Radiology citizens, neuroradiology fellows getting ready for board assessments, and starting practitioners will locate this booklet a useful device in studying tips on how to thoroughly diagnose universal and infrequent pathologies of the brain.

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MR significantly underestimates the extent of disease when compared with postmortem pathology. Suggested Readings Armstrong GT, Phillips PC, Rorke-Adams LB, Judkins AR, Localio AR, Fisher MJ. Gliomatosis cerebri: 20 years of experience at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Cancer 2006;107(7):1597–1606 Peretti-Viton P, Brunel H, Chinot O, et al. Histological and MR correlations in gliomatosis cerebri. J Neurooncol 2002; 59(3):249–259 Vates GE, Chang S, Lamborn KR, Prados M, Berger MS. Gliomatosis cerebri: a review of 22 cases.

Radiologic Findings A B C D Fig. 1 (A) Sagittal and (B) axial postcontrast T1W images demonstrate multiple round heterogeneously enhancing lesions within the supratentorial and infratentorial brain. The lesions appear randomly distributed and reside predominately at gray-white matter interfaces. (C) Axial T2W FLAIR depicts the surrounding T2 hyperintense white matter vasogenic edema, which is more conspicuous than the T2-isointense lesions. (D) Axial T2* GRE reveals that some of these lesions demonstrate susceptibility most consistent with internal hemorrhagic products and/or mineralization.

D) Axial brain and (E) bone algorithm NCCT images reveal scalloping of the inner table of the right temporal bone consistent with the slow growth of this lesion. Hypoattenuation within the mass corresponds to the multiple cysts seen on the MRI. indd 27 11/8/12 11:26 PM 28 • • CASE-BASED BRAIN IMAGING Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor (favors frontal and anterior temporal lobes, but may be indistinguishable) Gangliocytoma (contains only neuronal elements, differentiated pathologically) Discussion Background Gangliogliomas are slow-growing primary brain tumors that contain both neoplastic neuronal and glial elements.

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