pontocerebellar cistern

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pontocerebellar cistern

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located on lateral aspects of the pons at its junction with the cerebellum, may be divided into superior and inferior portions.
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A CTA head was then performed, which demonstrated basilar artery transection with active contrast extravasation into the prepontine cistern (Figure 3).
In addition to the sub-arachnoid blood and skull base fracture, there was also a hypoattenuating area adjacent to the basilar artery in the prepontine cistern compatible with hyperacture hemorrhage into the already present subarachnoid blood.
The authors concluded that each patient must be studied individually, because variable success rate (30) Initial experience with ETV/CPC for post-hemorrhagic hydrocephalus of prematurity has revealed the importance of prepontine cistern status and the predictive value of FIESTA MRI imaging (25).
Warf BC, Campbell JW, Riddle E (2011) Initial experience with combined endoscopic third ventriculostomy and choroid plexus cauterization for post-hemorrhagic hydrocephalus of prematurity: the importance of prepontine cistern status and the predictive value of FIESTA MRI imaging.
b) Sagittal reformat demonstrates large pneumocephalus over the left frontal lobe and in the prepontine cistern (arrows).
It commonly occurs along the midline within the retroclival and the prepontine cistern.
We report a rare case of giant symptomatic EP with multiple lesions along the midline in the prepontine cistern.
The formations were more numerous on the right side, being extended not only in the sylvian valley, but also paramedian on the right side of the prepontine cistern (Figure 2).
Also noted were a partial obliteration and superior displacement of the third ventricle and some impingement onto the prepontine cistern.
A ventricular catheter was left to maintain the apertures performed and keep the communication between the lateral and third ventricles, to the prepontine cistern.
The mass extended into the prepontine cistern, as evidenced by the displacement of the basilar artery away from the clivus and sella turcica.
The distribution of SAH in the preoperative CT did not usually involve the interpeduncular and prepontine cisterns [Figure 3]a], suggesting an intact Liliequist's membrane.