radiology acronyms.txt

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  1. Sellar Mass
    PC or MAC

    • pituitary adenoma
    • craniopharyngioma
    • met/meningioma
    • aneurysm
    • cyst - Rathke cleft
  2. Suprasellar Mass
    SATCHMOE

    • sarcoid
    • aneurysm
    • teratoma/germinoma
    • craniopharyngioma
    • hamartoma of tuber cinereum
    • met/meningioma
    • optic glioma
    • epidermoid/dermoid/eosinophilic granuloma
  3. Parasellar Mass
    MCAT

    • metastasis/meningioma
    • carotid-cavernous fistula
    • aneurysm
    • trigeminal schwannoma/tolosa hunt
  4. Infundibular Mass
    MEet GIRLS

    • metastasis
    • eosinophilic granuloma
    • germ cell tumor/germinoma
    • infection/inflammation (hypophysitis)
    • duRal based lesion
    • lymphoma
    • sarcoid
  5. Pineal Mass
    MAD PIG

    • meningioma/met
    • aneurysm, AVM, arachnoid cyst
    • dermoid/teratoma

    • pineal parenchymal-based lesion
    • pIneal cyst
    • germ cell tumor/glioma
  6. Ring-enhancing lesion (Neuro)
    MAGIC DR

    • immunocompetent:
    • met
    • abscess
    • glioma
    • infarct
    • contusion

    • demyelination (MS)
    • radiation necrosis

    • immunocompromised:
    • toxo or lymphoma
  7. Spine: Intradural Intramedullary
    AHEM MIGHT I help you

    • astrocytoma
    • hemangioblastoma
    • epidermoid
    • mets

    • ms
    • infection/myelitis
    • granulomatous (sarcoid)
    • hemorrhage
    • trauma
  8. Intradural Extramedullary
    DAMN Vascular Hematoma

    • Dural mets
    • AVM/arachnoid cyst
    • Meningioma
    • NF/Schwannoma

    • Vascular
    • Hematoma
  9. Extradural Extramedullary
    SMALL HEAD

    • synovial cyst
    • mets/meningioma/schwannoma
    • AVM
    • lymphoma
    • leukemia

    • hematoma
    • epidural abscess
    • adenopathy
    • disk - bulge, herniation, free fragment
  10. Temporal Lobe Lesion
    TIV

    • Tumor: ganglioglioma
    • Infection/Inflammation: herpes
    • Vascular: transverse sinus thrombosis/infarct

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