Cerebral ring enhancing lesions (mnemonic)

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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Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • MAGIC DR
  • DR MAGIC
  • DR MAGIC L
  • MAGIC L DR

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