Haemorrhagic brain metastases
Patient with known kidney malignancy. Rule out metastases.
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CT-scan shows multiple cortical - subcortical hypodensities in both hemispheres. In the opercular frontal and parietal region, some of these hypodensities contain a hyperdense foci, compatible with hemorrhage. The patient was known for renal cell carcinoma and this is a typical example of hemorrhagic metastases.
Primary malignancies responsible for hemorrhagicmetastases can be remembered using this mnemonic :