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Gaillard F, Tectal metastasis. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 03 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-5194
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16 Dec 2008
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Headache and nausea, worse in the mornings and on stooping.
From the case: Tectal metastasis
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Selected images from an MRI demonstrate a cystic mass with peripheral enhancement which expands the quadrigeminal plate and causes obstructive hydrocephalus.
Note the presence of an additional peripherally enhancing mass in the parahippocampal gyrus on the right, consistent with a second metastasis.
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