Metastatic malignant melanoma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

60 year old female who developed left-handed weakness which improved with corticosteroids. Neurological examination reveals left pronator drift and left sided arm and leg weakness.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Right frontoparietal hyperdense intra-axial lesion that enhances in post contrast study. Small surrounding vasogenic oedema. No significant mass effect. 

Modality: CT

There is a large right adrenal mass that increase in size over time, as well as two large peritoneal masses at the left hypochondrial and pelvic regions.

Case Discussion

The patient went on to have a craniotomy confirming metastatic malignant melanoma.

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Case Information

rID: 4758
Case created: 9th Oct 2008
Last edited: 22nd Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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