The imaging modality of choice for demonstration of herniated nucleus pulposus is:
Which neoplastic condition is highly malignant & often occur in the cerebellum of children?
Where is CSF manufactured & absorbed.
CSF is secreted by coroid plexis & absorbed into the venous sinuses.
Explain the physiologic basis for the development of hydrocephalus.
The build up of CSF in the ventricles will cause the ventricles to distend leading to hydrocephalus.
What is the most common cause for CVA
a blood clot from elsewhere in the body blocks the blood flow to the brain.
What is the most common site for a CVA?
the carotid artery
What are the major differences between meningitis & encephalitis?
meningitis involves inflammation of the meningeal tissue & spinal cord, most commonly caused by bacteria. Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue, most commonly caused by a virus.