Breast cancer brain metastasis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam

Presentation

Status post right mastectomy 2 years for an intraductal carcinoma of the breast.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Right cerebellopontine angle enhancing lesion with extensive surrounding edema. Secondary effacement of the fourth ventricle and mild supratentorial obstructive hydrocephalus.

Right cerebellar hemispheric enhancing lesion with extensive vasogenic edema. Effacement of the fourth ventricle and mild supratentorial obstructive hydrocephalus.

Case Discussion

CECT and MRI brain demonstrate an enhancing cerebellar lesion.

Pathology:

Metastatic carcinoma with extensive necrosis compatible with metastasis from primary ductal carcinoma of the breast.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.