Hyperattenuating cerebral metastases

Hyperattenuating cerebral metastases on CT can be due to hemorrhage, calcium, or highly cellular tumors.

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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  • Case 1: calcified - treated breast cancer
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