intracranial

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intracranial

[¦in·trə′krā·nē·əl]
(anatomy)
Within the cranium.
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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).
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.

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