Pediatric Brain and Spine: An Atlas of MRI and Spectroscopy

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Springer Science & Business Media, Nov 23, 2004 - Medical - 494 pages
This is an atlas on contemporary MR imaging of the reer in neuroradiology she has continuously gathered pediatric central nervous system. We have concen- interesting cases. When Dr. Ketonen moved from trated on brain imaging,but have an extensive chap- Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston to the U- ter on the spine and a smaller chapter on the head versity of Rochester it was quite obvious,looking into and neck. her new of'ce, that she had a very extensive collec- The book starts with a chapter on the normal tion of such cases. She would have needed a much myelinization and normal variance. We are including larger of'ce than the one we were able to offer her chapters on malformations,inherited conditions,in- just to store her enormous teaching ?le. Seeing her fection,tumors,trauma,vascular abnormalities,and phenomenal collection of cases and pairing that with spine abnormalities. The last chapter of the book is a our positive experience writing our previous book, miscellaneous chapter that includes all those cases Diffusion-Weighted MR Imaging of the Brain, it was that did not ?t well in other categories. The chapter obvious that we had both an idea and the material for on trauma and brain damage includes an extensive another neuro-imaging book. We decided on the t- section on CNS manifestations of nonaccidental pe- ic of pediatric neuro-imaging with Dr. Ketonen as the diatric trauma. There is an also an exciting chapter lead author.
 

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Contents

Normal Brain Myelination
Cavum Septi Pellucidi Cavum Vergae
Congenital Brain Malformations 17
Hydranencephaly 25
Micrencephaly with Lissencephaly 34
Inherited Neurological Diseases
Zellweger Syndrome 78
Defects in Genes Encoding
Periventricular Leukomalacia PVL
Hypoxic Encephalopathy in NearDrowning 267
Cortical Laminar Necrosis 275
Vascular Disorders 287
WiskottAldrich Syndrome WAS
Developmental Venous Anomaly 312
Intracranial Aneurysm 322
Head and Neck

Miscellaneous 106
Meningitis and Complications of Meningitis 127
Brain Abscess 133
Nocardiosis 139
Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection 149
Cysticercosis 157
Acute Cerebellitis 164
Posterior Fossa Tumors
Cerebellar Pilocytic Astrocytoma 173
Epidermoid Tumor 180
Supratentorial Brain Tumors
Oligodendroglioma 194
Gliomatosis Cerebri 202
Germinoma of the Pineal Region 208
Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor PNET 214
Brain Damage 235
Epidural and Subdural Hematoma 247
Neurofibromatosis 342
Schwannoma of the Tongue 348
Anophthalmos 354
Osteosarcoma of the Cranium 362
Mastoiditis with Sigmoid Sinus Thrombosis 368
Ventriculus Terminalis
Caudal Regression Syndrome 383
Spinal Cord Astrocytoma 391
Neuronbromatosis Type 2 NF2 398
Neuroblastoma 404
Fetal Imaging 437
Aplasia of the Corpus Callosum 444
Miscellaneous 449
SturgeWeber Syndrome 456
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis 360
Rasmussens Encephalitis 165
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