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Sentinel Headache: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
A 25 year old male college student presents to the ER with complaint of sudden severe headache with an episode...
Cranial fossae: Anterior, middle and posterior
How would you describe the location of this mass? a. Cerebellar b. Infratentorial c. Posterior fossa d. Suboccipital Answer: All...
Pituitary Adenoma
Pituitary Adenoma Tumors at the pituitary are classified by SIZE and by SECRETIONS. They are treated with medication, surgery, or...
Glioblastoma: Growth rate
Glioblastoma: How fast do they grow? A 57 year old female presented with new onset seizure. An MRI was obtained...
Brown-Sequard Syndrome: Hemisection of the Cord
Brown-Sequard Syndrome Injury to half the spinal cord, or “hemisection of the cord,” can occur with trauma, tumor, or disc...
Subdural Hematoma: When to Cut
Subdural Hematoma: When to Cut Subdural hematoma is a common neurosurgical problem. A subdural usually occurs in patients with significant...
When to get a CT Head
When to get a head CT? How do you know when to order a head CT? A patient presents with...
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How to read a Head CT Bone – Air – Water – Brain – and sometimes Contrast CT Head is the most common cranial imaging study you’ll see....