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Increased Density or Thickening of the Skull Vault or Base

Increased Density or Thickening of the Skull Vault or Base

Increased Density or Thickening of the Skull Vault or Base

Laurence Abernethy
Laurence Abernethy
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 10 Jul 2018
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Last updated: 11 Jul 2018

Reference: 190787

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Description

This session covers artefacts, variants of normal development and pathological conditions which cause increased density or thickening of the skull vault and base.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe the range of conditions which may cause focal or diffuse abnormal density of the skull in childhood
• Identify artefacts and normal variants which may simulate abnormal density of the skull in children
• Recognise abnormal density of the skull in childhood, suggest the most likely diagnoses, and recommend appropriate further investigation
• Recognise plain films which demonstrate typical radiographic findings in a range of conditions associated with abnormal density of the skull in childhood
Laurence Abernethy

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Laurence Abernethy
on behalf of Health Education England

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist

Laurence is Consultant Paediatric Radiologist at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, where he has worked since 1992. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1982 and, following training in Clinical Radiology in Edinburgh, he was Research Fellow in Paediatric Radiology at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.

His main research interest is in brain imaging, including the application of advanced magnetic resonance imaging techniques to brain development in children born prematurely.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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