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HYDROCEPHALUS

HYDROCEPHALUS = ENLARGED VENTRICLES.

ANATOMY:

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TEMPORAL HORN AND THIRD VENTRICLE IN EARLY HYDROCPEHALUS:

IT IS EAY TO DETECT GROSS HYDROCEPHALUS, HOWEVER THE EARLY SIGNS IF KNOWN CAN HELP IN IDENTIFYING THE CAUSE OF HYDROCEPHALUS HENCE CHANGING THE MANAGEMENT.   337 more words

RADIOLOGY

Is large volume spinal tap necessary in diagnosing normal pressure hydrocephalus?

Lumbar puncture test in normal pressure hydrocephalus: does the volume of CSF removed affect the response to tap?

Thakur SK, Serulle Y, Miskin NP, Rusinek H, Golomb J, George AE. 309 more words

Hydrocephalus

SUBDURAL & EPIDURAL HEMATOMA

Acute, subacute and chronic subdural hematoma

The natural evolvement of the hematoma – shows as:

  • Acute          =    hyperdense/ white.
  • Subacute    =   isodense.
  • Chronic      =   hypodense.
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RADIOLOGY

Saying NO to US Coalition Support Fund - Imtiaz Gul

Washington’s withholding of $50 million remaining in military reimbursements to Pakistan for fiscal year 2016 for not doing “enough to blunt the Islamist militant Haqqani network,” did not come as a surprise to many. 883 more words

Pakistan

Interpretation of CSF - Hartman

GLUCOSE

< 10 = bacterial, TB, fungal

10-40 = bacterial, viral, syphilis, mumps, LCMV

normal = 2/3 of blood glucose

high CSF glucose corresponds to high blood glucose… 96 more words

Emergency Medicine