Brain metastases from breast cancer

Case contributed by Bahman Rasuli
Diagnosis almost certain


Known case of right-sided breast cancer and status mastectomy a year ago.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Well defined abnormal signal (T1 hypointense, T2 hyperintense), intensely enhancing intra-axial mass lesions with extensive perilesional vasogenic edema in grey-white matter junction of both frontal and left parietal lobes.

Midline shift to the right side measuring about 7 mm.

Case Discussion

Brain metastases with extensive enhancement and perilesional vasogenic edema compatible with metastases from primary ductal carcinoma of the breast.

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