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Pitfalls in Posterior Fossa CT Scanning: An Illustrative Case Report

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 September 2015

Fraser W. Saunders*
Affiliation:
Division of Neurological Surgery, Queens University and the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario
Bruce I. Tranmer*
Affiliation:
Division of Neurological Surgery, Queens University and the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario
*
Division of Neurological Surgery, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 2V7.
Division of Neurological Surgery, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 2V7.
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A case is described thai illustrates the difficulties involved with the interpretation of postoperative posterior fossa CT scans. The reasons for the difficulties are discussed and the pertinent literature reviewed.

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Copyright © Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation 1981

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