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How to Read a CT Scan of the Head

What is a head CT? Computed tomography, more commonly known as a CT or CAT scan, is a diagnostic medical imaging test. Like traditional x-rays, it produces multiple images or pictures of the inside of the body. A CT scan generates images that can be reformatted in multiple planes. It can even generate three-dimensional images. […]

Alzheimer

Epidemiology, pathology, and pathogenesis of Alzheimer disease Hallmark neuropathologic features  Neuropathologic changes of Alzheimer disease (AD) include neuritic plaques, extracellular deposits of amyloid beta, and neurofibrillary degeneration. Pathogenesis While the pathogenesis of AD remains unclear, all forms of AD appear to share overproduction and/or decreased clearance of a family of proteins known as amyloid beta […]

CT Head Interpretation for Beginners – OSCE Guide – UKMLA – CPSA

Head CT Computed tomography (CT) of the head uses special x-ray equipment to help assess head injuries, severe headaches, dizziness, and other symptoms of aneurysm, bleeding, stroke, and brain tumors. It also helps your doctor to evaluate your face, sinuses, and skull or to plan radiation therapy for brain cancer. In emergency cases, it can […]

How to do a lumbar puncture

INTRODUCTION Lumbar puncture (LP) with examination of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is an important diagnostic tool for a variety of infectious and noninfectious neurologic conditions. The techniques, indications, contraindications, and complications of LP in adults will be reviewed here. Technique of LP in children and for spinal and other types of neuraxial anesthesia is discussed separately. […]