Brain metastases from lung squamous cell carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

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Asymptomatic patient with recent diagnosis of lung carcinoma.

Patient Data

Age: 64
Gender: Male

Tiny contrast enhancement nodules identified in brain and cerebellum. The biggest one is located in corpus callosum trunk.  

Tiny contrast enhancement nodules identified in brain and cerebellum. The biggest one is located in corpus callosum trunk.  

Case Discussion

This case illustrates a common condition which is silent brain metastasis at lung cancer presentation, showing the importance of brain MRI scans for these patients. 

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Case information

rID: 32039
Case created: 10th Nov 2014
Last edited: 16th May 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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