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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.
3) An intracranial abscess is usually hypointense on T1-weighted images and hyperintense on T2-weighted images.

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