The skull base is the major bony and soft tissue interface for the intracranial and extracranial compartments its anatomy is complex containing multiple traversing foramina that act as conduits for various neurovascular structures. Head and neck skull base imaging there are a myriad of head and neck pathologies that extend from the extracranial to the intracranial compartment traversing the skull base and knowledge of the imaging appearance of this pathology is critical to practicing neurosurgeons this article reviews some of the important inflammatory or . Features a wealth of information for radiologists and surgeons on current ct and mr imaging as they relate to skull base anatomy covers localizing skull base lesions reaching the appropriate differential diagnosis and deciding which surgical approach is best. Skull base is often a no mans land that requires treatment using a team approach between neurosurgeons head and neck surgeons vascular interventionalists radiotherapists chemotherapists and other professionals imaging of the skull base can be challenging because of its intricate anatomy and the broad breadth of presenting pathology. The anterior skull base is an important anatomic structure that separates the cranial cavity above and the sinonasal cavity and the orbits below this region is frequently breached by aggressive disease such as malignancy and infection therefore diseases in the sinonasal cavity can invade the cranium and vice versa
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