Glioblastoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Headaches and seizure.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

CT Brain

Modality: CT

There is a large right frontal lobe mass predominantly with low attenuation (necrotic) component and showing peripheral contrast enhancement. 

MRI Brain

Modality: MRI

There is a large right frontal mass exhibiting vivid peripheral contrast enhancement and partial diffusion restriction, as well as presenting a large central necrotic component. A mass effect with vasogenic oedema and compression over the lateral ventricle and midline shift is also noted. 

Case Discussion

Pathologically proven glioblastoma (GBM).

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Case Information

rID: 8945
Case created: 11th Mar 2010
Last edited: 29th Nov 2015
Tags: brain, tunour
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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