Axial non-contrast
Modality: CT (non-contrast)

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

Used in the following articles:

  • Brain metastases - “ Brain metastases are estimated to account for approximately 25-50% of intracranial tumours in hospitalised patients. Due to great variation in ima...”
  • Intracranial metastatic melanoma - “ Intracranial metastatic melanoma is the third most common brain metastasis.  For a broad discussion about the primary tumour or brain metastasis ...”
  • Melanocytic lesions of the central nervous system - “ A number of pathological entities affecting the central nervous system contain melanin. They can be divided into primary and secondary melanocytic...”
  • Haemorrhagic intracranial metastases - “ Haemorrhagic intracranial metastases are considered to represent between 3-14% of all cerebral metastases (c.f. 1-3% of gliomas are haemorrhagic)....”
  • Haemorrhagic metastases (mnemonic) - “ A mnemonic for primary malignancies responsible for haemorrhagic metastases is: MR CT BB Mnemonic M: melanoma: metastatic melanoma to brain R:...”
  • Intracranial tumours (summary) - “ Intracranial tumours comprise a heterogeneous group of tumours. In adult patients, the majority represent metastatic disease with a smaller propor...”
  • Investigating focal weakness (summary) - “ Investigating focal weakness makes up a large proportion of workload for neurologists and neuroradiologists. A wide range of serious CNS disorders...”

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