Neuroimaging Pharmacopoeia by Daniel Thomas Ginat, Juan E. Small, Pamela Whitney Schaefer

By Daniel Thomas Ginat, Juan E. Small, Pamela Whitney Schaefer

This publication stories the imaging positive aspects linked to chosen periods of prescription drugs and medication on mind, head and neck, and backbone and explains the results of the imaging findings for the neuroradiologist and the clinician. a few brokers produce attribute abnormalities with targeted imaging gains, whereas others have a spectrum of manifestations on imaging. nonetheless additional brokers produce particularly nonspecific adjustments on imaging, requiring a differential analysis. during this e-book, informative situations are depicted by way of wealthy photos, with concise accompanying explanatory textual content that studies the category of agent and the mechanism of motion and discusses photo interpretation and its importance.

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Smoking-Induced Nasopharyngeal Lymphoid Hyperplasia Heavy tobacco smoking has been linked to the development of nasopharyngeal lymphoid hyperplasia, which is characterized by the presence of cytotoxic lymphocytes in the nasopharyngeal mucosa. The adenoids may be obstructive in up to 30 % of heavy smokers. On imaging, there is diffuse symmetric enlargement of the adenoidal tissues (Fig. 19). Nevertheless, 1 Tobacco a Fig. 20 Nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Post-contrast T1-weighted MR images (a, b) show a bulky mass centered in the left fossa of Rosenmuller (arrow).

The main clinical presentation of RCVS is sudden-onset severe thunderclap headache associated with photophobia, nausea, and vomiting. T. Ginat et al. C. Ang et al. 42 a b Fig. 1 RCVS in the setting of marijuana use. The patient presented with acute thunderclap headache after smoking cannabis. Coronal MIP MRA (a) performed 24 h after symptom onset demonstrates multifocal areas of posterior circulation cerebral vasoconstriction (arrows). Coronal MIP MRA of the vertebrobasilar system performed 4 months later (b) shows resolution of changes is the presence of alternating multifocal large to medium arterial constriction and dilation, resulting in the characteristic “sausage on a string” appearance on cerebral angiography (Fig.

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