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|Title:||CNS cavernous haemangioma: "Popcorn" in the brain and spinal cord|
|Citation:||Hegde, A.N., Mohan, S., Lim, C.C.T. (2012-04). CNS cavernous haemangioma: "Popcorn" in the brain and spinal cord. Clinical Radiology 67 (4) : 380-388. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crad.2011.10.013|
|Abstract:||Cavernous haemangiomas (CH) are relatively uncommon non-shunting vascular malformations of the central nervous system and can present with seizures or with neurological deficits due to haemorrhage. Radiologists can often suggest the diagnosis of CH based on characteristic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features, thus avoiding further invasive procedures such as digital subtraction angiography or surgical biopsy. Although typical MRI appearance combined with the presence of multiple focal low signal lesions on T2*-weighted images or the presence of one or more developmental venous anomaly within the brain can improve the diagnostic confidence, serial imaging studies are often required if a solitary CH presents at a time when the imaging appearances had not yet matured to the typical "popcorn" appearance. © 2011 The Royal College of Radiologists. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||Clinical Radiology|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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