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Aneurysmal bone cyst occurring in the base of skull, particularly clivus is a rare occurrence and accounts for less than or equal to 1% of the cases.
The imaging protocol consisted of appropriately angled continuous 5mm thick axial slices for the posterior fossa and 10 mm thick slices for the rest of brain from the base of skull to the vertex.
For some diagnoses, such as prostate cancer, paranasal sinus cancer or base of skull tumours, proton therapy is much better than conventional photon radiotherapy," says Dr Kubes.
It is most effective used against cancers including tumours affecting the base of skull or the spine.
Skeletal survey revealed macrocephaly, frontal bossing, increased density of base of skull, thick calvarium.
For species with curved horns, it is convenient and functional to divide the horn into the stem--from the base of skull up to the first arch--catching arch, and stabbing region--the straightened section up to the tip of the horn.
It is a type of radiotherapy that uses a high energy beam of protons rather than high energy X-rays to deliver a dose of radiotherapy for patients with cancer; | It works best on very rare cancers, including tumours affecting the base of skull or spine; | It can be a more effective form of therapy because it directs the radiation treatment to precisely where it is needed - with minimal damage to surrounding tissue.
Pencil beam scanning will allow radiation oncologists to more precisely treat many of these tumors and will be particularly beneficial for head and neck, base of skull and certain prostate tumors.
4) One of the 4 patients had haemotympanum on clinical examination, and a CTB was requested to exclude a base of skull fracture, but instead revealed a mandibular condyle fracture as the cause of the haemotympanum.
Thin section high resolution CT scan with MPR may aid the diagnosis of base of skull defects in patients with RM without CSF rhinorrhea when the plain CT scan/ MRI are negative.
Base of skull, nasopharynx, and parapharyngeal space.
For example, the UPMC Center for Cranial Base Surgery was the first such center established in North America, and has been a leading center for the development of new surgical techniques for the treatment of patients with tumors and other conditions affecting the base of skull, nasal, and sinus areas, and some areas of the brain.