Cerebral metastases from melanoma
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Oh L, Cerebral metastases from melanoma. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 27 May 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-24809
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14 Sep 2013
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Seizure. Past history of melanoma of the thigh
From the case: Cerebral metastases from melanoma
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This MRI brain demonstrates a heterogenous lesion in the left frontal lobe. It enhances peripherally with contrast. There is also significant vasogenic edema around the lesion causing localized mass effect and midline shift.
Patient underwent craniotomy and excision of left frontal lobe lesion. Histology proven to be melanoma. This MRI demonstrates typical radiographic features of a melanoma which are T2 hypointense and peripheral enhancement with contrast.
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