Recurrent astrocytoma (MR perfusion)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


This patient had a WHO grade II astrocytoma excised 4 years previously. Slowly increasing T2 signal.

Patient Data

Age: Adult

MR perfusion demonstrates increased blood volume in the regions of increased T2 consistent with the presence of tumor.

Case Discussion

Although perfusion is most frequently shown as color maps, ROIs and curves can also be helpful. 

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Case information

rID: 5228
Published: 19th Dec 2008
Last edited: 3rd Nov 2018
Tag: mrp, mri
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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