By L.M. Ketonen;A. Hiwatashi;R. Sidhu;P.-L. Westesson

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"Pediatric mind and backbone abnormalities textbook fills a niche. [This ebook] fills the outlet within the on hand books out there. The energy of this atlas is within the variety of photographs supplied according to case. total, this publication fills its position as an atlas and will be an invaluable bench e-book in any pediatric or MRI division. it's an amazing publication for any training neuroradiologist and a trainee who's sub-specialising in neuroradiology."

RAD journal, January, 2006

"This generously illustrated publication can be of serious price to busy clinicians and radiologists … quickly reference advisor to paediatric neuro-radiology. With approximately 500 pages of top quality radiological photographs observed via short medical histories … . There are first-class chapters on either the most obvious and extra sophisticated radiological positive aspects … . I loved reviewing this e-book … . a good atlas and that i could strongly suggest it to all paediatric neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and radiologists. it is going to even be very convenient reference for grownup neurosurgeons … ." (Ian okay. Pople, Acta Neurochirurgica, Vol. 147, 2005)

"Congratulations to the authors on generating a truly readable e-book and person who will be of curiosity not just to radiology trainees, but in addition paediatric neuroradiologists. This e-book features a really good choice of neuro-paediatric circumstances accrued from a long time of medical perform. … The e-book covers a variety of ‘common’ paediatric stipulations and in addition encompasses a variety of tremendous infrequent ones. … it truly is striking that the pictures are of fine caliber … . total, i will be able to warmly suggest this e-book to you." (Kirsten Forbes, Neuroradiology, March, 2006)

"This new publication … is a daring attempt to post an atlas wealthy with cutting-edge MR and MRS pictures of a variety of universal pediatric neurologic illnesses. … The energy of this article is the big variety of very good photographs. they're huge, transparent, and well-annotated with targeted legends. … i might suggest this ebook for any division that's concerned with the neuroimaging of babies and kids, since it represents a convenient and finished atlas of almost the entire illnesses quite often encountered." (Daniel A. Dessner, Pediatric Radiology, Vol. 35, 2005)

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Coronal T2-weighted image shows box-like frontal horns with inferior pointing (arrow). The septum pellucidum is absent B. Sagittal T1-weighted image shows small optic nerve (arrow). The corpus callosum is thin C. DW image shows no signal abnormality, but the septum is seen to be absent A 6-month-old female with optic disc hypoplasia and nystagmus. 25 Alobar holoprosencephaly Alobar Holoprosencephaly Images (Fig. 25) Clinical Presentation A. Axial T2-weighted image demonstrates a central monoventricle with minimal residual frontal brain tissue B.

Axial T2-weighted image reveals small head with lack of gyration and dilated occipital horns. The extra-axial CSF space is wide B. Sagittal T1-weighted image shows small head, sloping forehead and small brain with prominent CSF spaces. The gyration is primitive Discussion Microcephaly is a descriptive term and means small head size, but otherwise normal brain. It can also be seen in underlying brain hypoplasia or as a consequence of an acquired destructive process. Micrencephaly means small brain.

Sagittal T1-weighted image shows near complete absence of corpus callosum and cingulate gyrus, only a small rostrum is present (arrow). Prominent massa intermedia is seen (arrowhead). Sulci radiate to the third ventricle because of lack of the cingulate gyrus B. Coronal SPGR image shows the typical “Viking helmet” configuration of the ventricles. There is absent falx anteriorly with mild interdigitation of gyri C. Coronal SPGR image more posteriorly shows high-riding third ventricle Discussion The corpus callosum may be partially formed (dysgenic) or completely absent (agenic) or hypoplastic (completely present, but thin).

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