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Central nervous system

Daniel Scoffings

in Emergencies in Clinical Radiology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199238439
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597611 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199238439.003.0009

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

 Central nervous system

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Acute ischaemic stroke 208

Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis 212

Subarachnoid haemorrhage 216

Intracerebral haemorrhage 218

Carotid and vertebral artery dissection 220

Head injury 222

Spinal cord trauma 226

Intracranial tumour 228

Metastatic spinal cord compression 230

Meningitis and encephalitis 232

Hydrocephalus 236

‘Stroke’ is a clinical syndrome in which there is rapid onset of focal or global neurological signs which are of presumed vascular origin and which lasts at least 24hrs....

Chapter.  5289 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Radiology

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