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intracranial

[¦in·trə′krā·nē·əl]
(anatomy)
Within the cranium.
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The pathogenesis of intracranial abscess requires inoculation of a microorganism into the brain parenchyma in an area of devitalized brain tissue or with poor microcirculation.
Indications for follow-up included: shunt (n = 110; 65%), intracranial abscess (n = 31; 18%), subdural haematoma or SDH (n = 13; 8%), trauma (n = 8; 5%), tumour (n = 6; 4%) and other (n = 1; < 1%) (see Figure 1).
Role of CT scan in diagnosis and management of otogenic intracranial abscess.
CT scanning is a sensitive method for revealing intracranial blood, mass effect, hydrocephalus, infarct, and intracranial abscess formation.
Acute osteomyelitis often results in rapid lytic destruction of the skull base bone commonly associated with cranial nerve palsy/paralysis, and rarely, with craniovertebral instability and intracranial abscess formation.
3) An intracranial abscess is usually hypointense on T1-weighted images and hyperintense on T2-weighted images.

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