Congenital Diseases and Syndromes by Jarrah Ali Al-Tubaikh, Maximilian F Reiser

By Jarrah Ali Al-Tubaikh, Maximilian F Reiser

Congenital illnesses and Syndromes – An Illustrated Radiological Guide is designed to serve the radiologist as an easy-to-use visible consultant that illustrates the common diagnostic radiological beneficial properties of the most typical congenital illnesses and syndromes. The booklet is organised in line with physique procedure, with chapters concentrating on the CNS, the pinnacle and neck, the chest and center, the stomach and pelvis, and the musculoskeletal process. a last bankruptcy is dedicated to phacomatoses. every one syndrome or affliction is illustrated through a number of photos in addition to through high quality electronic clinical illustrations depicting these radiological indicators which are tough to become aware of. The reader is thereby familiarised with a few of the congenital anomalies from the radiological perspective. moreover, etiology, diagnostic standards, and major indicators are defined, and power differential diagnoses highlighted. This ebook should be immensely important for junior radiologists, radiology scholars, and medical professionals in any area of expertise who're attracted to congenital malformations and syndromes.

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Note the hypointense signal of the lesion due to its fibrous content CNS Head and Neck Chest and Heart Abdomen and Pelvis Musculoskeletal System Phakomatoses Fig. 3. Axial and coronal bone-window CT scan of a patient with unilateral fibrous dysplasia of the mandible (arrows). Bilateral involvement of the mandible by fibrous dysplasia is termed cherubism 39 40 Chapter 2 The Head and Neck Signs on CT ¼ The involved bones appear expanded with intact inner and outer surfaces (Fig. 4). ¼ The bone may show osteolytic features or sclerotic features depending on the matrix calcication rate.

4). Fig. 3. , polydactyly), and severe mental and growth retardation. Corpus Callosum Lipoma In some cases of CC agenesis, the CC space is occupied by lipoma (fatty tissue seen along the interhemispheric fissure). CC lipoma most commonly occurs at the interhemispheric fissure (50%), the quadrigeminal cistern (25%), and the cerebellopontine angle (10%). Pai Syndrome Pai syndrome is a very rare syndromic frontonasal dysplasia characterized by upper lip median cleft, bifid nose, and CC lipoma. Fig.

3. , polydactyly), and severe mental and growth retardation. Corpus Callosum Lipoma In some cases of CC agenesis, the CC space is occupied by lipoma (fatty tissue seen along the interhemispheric fissure). CC lipoma most commonly occurs at the interhemispheric fissure (50%), the quadrigeminal cistern (25%), and the cerebellopontine angle (10%). Pai Syndrome Pai syndrome is a very rare syndromic frontonasal dysplasia characterized by upper lip median cleft, bifid nose, and CC lipoma. Fig. 4. Axial CT section in a young patient shows CC lipoma.

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