Breast cancer metastasis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam
CT

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

MRI

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

Case Discussion

45 year old female status post right mastectomy 2 years for an intraductal carcinoma of the breast. 

CECT and MRI brain demonstrates an enhancing cerebellar lesion.

Pathology:

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

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Case information

rID: 12347
Published: 13th Nov 2010
Last edited: 15th Oct 2018
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