Metastatic malignant melanoma

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard


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

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

Large right adrenal mass.

The right adrenal mass has increased in size over time. Two large peritoneal masses can be seen at the left hypochondrial and pelvic regions.

  • Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Case Discussion

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

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