Hemorrhagic intracranial metastases

Last revised by Dr Ian Bickle on 03 Apr 2021

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

These classically originate from:

These can be recalled with the mnemonic MR CT BB.

Differential diagnosis

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: renal cell carcinoma
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