Craniocervical Dissections: Radiologic Findings, Pitfalls, Mimicking Diseases: A Pictorial Review


MEHDI E., Aralasmak A. , Toprak H. , Yildiz S. , Kurtcan S. , Kolukisa M. , ...More

CURRENT MEDICAL IMAGING REVIEWS, vol.14, no.2, pp.207-222, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.2174/1573405613666170403102235
  • Title of Journal : CURRENT MEDICAL IMAGING REVIEWS
  • Page Numbers: pp.207-222

Abstract

Background: Craniocervical Dissections (CCD) are a crucial emergency state causing 20% of strokes in patients under the age of 45. Although DSA (digital substraction angiography) is regarded as the gold standard, noninvasive methods of CT, CTA and MRI, MRA are widely used for diagnosis.