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Imaging of brain tumours 

Imaging of brain tumours
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Imaging of brain tumours
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10.1093/med/9780199299676.003.08
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date: 15 October 2019

Brain tumours are a diverse group of lesions, the correct diagnosis of which depends on three factors:

Age of the child.

Location of the lesion.

Imaging characteristics of the lesion.

CT: usually the first imaging modality because of easy accessibility and rapid acquisition. CT characterisation depends on tissue density. It is very good for identifying calcification, acute haemorrhage, and characterizing the lesion in terms of general density....

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