CT Scan help!
0Jan 22, '10 by shrgawiahey there,
I had a 23y f pt presented to our unit compilaining of headache since 7years , high blood pressure since 2years , palpitaion from time to time with rest of body function tested it showed -ve to any cardiac or blood disorder
doctor ordered head CT scan with contrast,
as CT scan done radiolodiest reported -ve brain tumor and reported a presence of small osteoma in the skull!!
!! could this cause all the mesioned symptoms this patient having?!
I attached link to pic of the CT Brain if any body has an idea please share it!
0Jan 22, '10 by LacourtyHer diagnoses definitely could be causing the symptoms. I've seen cases where tumors were a direct cause of the headaches but the location of the tumor and osteoma may have something to do with it as well. I wasn't able to view brain CT and probably wouldn't know enough by looking at them anyhow. You can always check with the radiologist. I know not many are very approachable but I used to work with a great one that always wanted to teach me. Sorry I couldn't be of more help.
0Jan 23, '10 by shrgawiathinx 4 ur replay it was quit helpful
i'm trying to understand this and read more about skull osteoma and how to differentiate between it and between bone cyst! , hopefully i'll find a radiologist who can help me
in this image the radiologist point the osteoma