Cerebral infarction vs. glioblastoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Undefined history of partial left motor deficit.

Patient Data

Age: 72
Gender: Female

CT Brain

Modality: CT

CT images show a right frontoparietal lesion with enhanced rim, mass effect and surrounded by vasogenic oedema.

Case Discussion

Considering the unclear history of neurological deficits and CT appearance of the lesion it is reasonable to consider the possibility of a brain tumour, especially a glioblastoma

Stereotactic biopsy and follow up confirmed the diagnosis of cerebral infarction. 

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Case Information

rID: 10136
Case created: 6th Jul 2010
Last edited: 2nd Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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