What is COmputed Tomography? Why is it a useful alternative modality for skull pathology?
Computed Tomography ( CT ) is a proecudre that provides sectional images of the brain and bones of the skull in axial. saiggital, or coronal planes.
Its very useful with head injuries because ti can differentiate between blood clots, white and gray matter, crebrospinal fluid, cerebral edema and neoplasms.