Hemorrhagic intracranial metastases

Hemorrhagic intracranial metastases are considered to represent between 3-14% of all cerebral metastases (c.f. 1-3% of gliomas are hemorrhagic).

These classically originate from:

These can be recalled with the mnemonic MR CT BB.

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rID: 1421
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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Haemorrhagic metastases
  • Haemorrhagic metastases to the brain
  • Hemorrhagic cerebral metastases
  • Haemorrhagic cerebral metastases
  • Haemorrhagic brain metastases
  • Hemorrhagic brain metastases
  • Hemorrhagic metastases
  • Hemorrhagic intracranial metastases
  • Haemorrhagic intracranial metastasis

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