CT and MR Imaging of Lesions of Skull Base and Cranial Vault

  • Claus Claussen
  • Rudolf Fahlbusch
  • Roland Felix
  • Thomas Grumme
  • Jürgen Heinzerling
  • José R. Iglesias-Rozas
  • Ekkehard Kazner
  • Konrad Kretzschmar
  • Michael Laniado
  • Wolfgang Lanksch
  • Wibke Müller-Forell
  • Thomas Hans Newton
  • Wolfgang Schörner
  • Gerhard Schroth
  • Barbara Schulz
  • Otto Stochdorph
  • Gordon Sze
  • Sigurd Wende

Abstract

The importance of CT in examinations of the skull base, including its role in the planning of operative or radiation therapy, has long been recognized (Liliequist and Forsell 1976; Bradac et al. 1977 a, b; 1978 a, b; Hammerschlag et al. 1977; Caillé et al. 1977; Lohkamp et al. 1977; Huk and Schiefer 1978; Becker et al. 1978; Weinstein et al. 1978). In the present chapter we shall review the capabilities and limitations of this modality in the diagnosis of diseases involving the bony skull base and cranial vault. A more detailed discussion of specific tumor types may be found under the appropriate headings elsewhere in the book.

Keywords

Pyramid Meningioma Osteosarcoma Neuroblastoma Nial 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claus Claussen
    • 1
  • Rudolf Fahlbusch
    • 2
  • Roland Felix
    • 1
  • Thomas Grumme
    • 3
  • Jürgen Heinzerling
    • 4
  • José R. Iglesias-Rozas
    • 5
  • Ekkehard Kazner
    • 1
  • Konrad Kretzschmar
    • 6
  • Michael Laniado
    • 7
  • Wolfgang Lanksch
    • 8
  • Wibke Müller-Forell
    • 9
  • Thomas Hans Newton
    • 10
  • Wolfgang Schörner
    • 7
  • Gerhard Schroth
    • 11
  • Barbara Schulz
    • 12
  • Otto Stochdorph
    • 13
  • Gordon Sze
    • 14
  • Sigurd Wende
    • 6
  1. 1.Freien Universität Berlin, Standort CharlottenburgBerlin 19Germany
  2. 2.Universität Erlangen-NürnbergErlangenGermany
  3. 3.Zentralklinikum AugsburgAugsburgGermany
  4. 4.C.H.F. MüllerUB der Philips GmbHHamburg 63Germany
  5. 5.Standort Charlottenburg und Standort WeddingAbteilung für Neurochirurgie der Universitätskliniken Rudolf Virchow der Freien Universität BerlinBerlin 65Germany
  6. 6.Johannes Gutenberg-UniversitätMainzGermany
  7. 7.Strahlenklinik und Poliklinik der Universitätskliniken Rudolf VirchowFreien Universität Berlin, Standort CharlottenburgBerlin 19Germany
  8. 8.Ludwig Maximilians-UniversitätMünchen 70Germany
  9. 9.Abteilung für NeuroradiologieJohannes Gutenberg-UniversitätMainzGermany
  10. 10.Department of RadiologyUniversity of California Medical CenterSan FranciscoUSA
  11. 11.Abteilung für NeuroradiologieUniversität TübingenTübingenGermany
  12. 12.Standort WeddingUniversitätskliniken Rudolf Virchow der Freien Universität BerlinBerlin 65Germany
  13. 13.Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenGautingGermany
  14. 14.Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterCornell University Medical CollegeNew York CityUSA

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