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Virtual Pediatric Hospital: Paediapaedia: Approach to Head CT and Head MRI Interpretation Paediapaedia: Neurological Clinical and Radiographic Presentations, DDX, Approach to Imaging

Approach to Head CT and Head MRI Interpretation

Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


DDX:

Approach/Discussion:
Overall go from the outside of the skull to the the inside
Make two passes through the study: on the first one look at every structure on every slice from the outside to the inside, on the second looking at one structure at a time, look at every slice
Check the soft tissues of skull
Check the bony calvarium
Check the cortical sulci
Check the basal ganglia
Check the ventricular size/shape/position

References:
See References Chapter.

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