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Ghost in the Brain- CT Image Mimicking a Ghost

There is a image case in NEJM which has a cerebellar haemorrhage , extending into midbrain and third ventricle and  we radiologists are so famous for imagining  and giving appearances names to pathologies as per their similarity to common  things, and aptly this has been called as "ghost in the brain"

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NEJM-Ghost in The Brain

Another Ghost Sign in Radiology is:
Gallbladder ghost triad (seen in Biliary Atresia)  on ultrasound studies is a combination of :

  • GB length less than 19 mm
  • irregular or lobular contour 
  • lack of smooth/complete echogenic mucosal lining with an indistinct wall

Ghost in the Brain- CT Image Mimicking a Ghost Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Tuesday, September 03, 2013 Rating: 5

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