Cerebral metastases

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Gupta

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Headache.

Patient Data

Age: 75-80 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Ill-defined mass in the left posterior temporal lobe with edema, internal T1 hyperintensities seen. On GRE, blooming due to internal hemorrhage. Ring enhancement in a cortical-based lesion.

CT

ill defined mass occluding right upper lobe bronchus, note the distal collapse and "mucus bronchogram"- findings suggest malignancy

Case Discussion

In view of a lung mass and a cerebral focal lesion, the possibility of metastatic disease needs to be considered.

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Case information

rID: 17242
Published: 29th Mar 2012
Last edited: 10th Aug 2018
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