Melanoma metastases to brain
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Abdrabou A, Melanoma metastases to brain. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 29 May 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-25104
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5 Oct 2013
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Headache and confusion. The patient had history of malignant melanoma.
Age: 55 years old
From the case: Melanoma metastases to brain
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Left occipital, parietal and basal ganglionic space nodules. They are hyperdense in non contrast study and show marginal enhancement in post contrast study, surrounded by perifocal edema that exerts mild contralateral subfalcine herniation.
Melanoma is the third most common primary neoplasm that metastasizes to the brain.
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