Glioblastoma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

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Left hemiparesis and headache

Patient Data

Age: 51 years old
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Right frontotemporal irreglar shaped heterogenous mass surrounded by large area of perifocal edema and exerting positive mass effect in form of subfalcine herniation. The mass displayed mild peripheral restricted diffusion suggesting tumorous edema and heterogenous mainly peripheral enhancement.

Diagnosis: Grade IV glioma (Glioblastoma multiforme) pathologically proven.

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Case Information

rID: 22898
Case created: 2nd May 2013
Last edited: 27th Nov 2015
Tags: brain, tumors
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