Cerebral ring enhancing lesions (mnemonic)

Last revised by Dr Naim K on 05 Jul 2020

Convenient mnemonics for the causes of cerebral ring enhancing lesions are:

  • MAGIC DR or DR MAGIC
  • DR MAGIC L
  • MAGICAL DR

Mnemonics

MAGIC DR or DR MAGIC
DR MAGIC L or MAGICAL DR

In some institutions, "L" and "A" is added to the mnemonic for lymphoma and AIDS-related CNS disease.

 

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  • Case 1 : Metastasis
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  • Case 2 : Abscess
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  • Case 3 : GBM
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  • Case 6 : Radionecrosis
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