Hyperattenuating cerebral metastases

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Hyperattenuating cerebral metastases on CT can be due to haemorrhage, calcium, or highly cellular tumours.

Differential diagnosis

There is overlap between the entities, with some cerebral metastases appearing in more than one list 1-6

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rID: 43182
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Hyperdense cerebral metastasis
  • Hyperdense brain metastases
  • Hyperdense cerebral metastases
  • Hyperattenuating cerebral metastasis

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