Posteroanterior

Sagittal suture

Lambdoid suture

TOWNE's VIEW

Lambdoid suture

Sagittal suture

Fractures /

Bone erosion - focal, e.g. pituitary fossa

- generalised, e.g. multiple myeloma \ Bone hyperostosis - focal, e.g. meningioma \

- generalised, e.g. Paget's disease \ Abnormal calcification - tumours, e.g. meningioma, ^^

craniopharyngioma - aneurysm wall Midline shift - if pineal is calcified

Signs of raised intracranial pressure - erosion of the posterior Configuration - platybasia, basilar impression

Pineal

Foramen magnum clinoids

More specific views depend on clinical indications and the availability of other imaging techniques, e.g.

Base of skull (submentovertical) - cranial nerve palsies Optic foramina - progressive blindness Sella turcica - visual field defects 34 Petrous I internal auditory meatus - sensorineural deafness.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Peripheral Neuropathy Natural Treatment Options

Peripheral Neuropathy Natural Treatment Options

This guide will help millions of people understand this condition so that they can take control of their lives and make informed decisions. The ebook covers information on a vast number of different types of neuropathy. In addition, it will be a useful resource for their families, caregivers, and health care providers.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment