From the case: Primary CNS lymphoma

MRI
MR Spectroscopy -...
MR Spectroscopy - Large Choline, reversed Cho/Cr and Lactate peaks
Modality: MRI

- “ Left periventricular mass demonstrating a homogeneous, T2  - iso to hyperintense mass with patchy enhancement post gadolinium and prominent restri...”

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  • Choline peak - “ Choline is a precursor of acetylcholine (ACH), a component of cell membranes which is commonly examined in MR spectroscopy. It resonates at 3.2 pp...”
  • Primary CNS lymphoma - “ Primary CNS lymphomas (PCNSL) are relatively uncommon tumors, accounting for 2.5% of all brain tumors. By definition, there is no co-existing syst...”
  • Toxoplasmosis vs lymphoma - “ Toxoplasmosis and lymphoma are frequently differential diagnoses in patients with HIV/AIDS and as treatment is substantially different distinguish...”
  • MR spectroscopy - “ MR spectroscopy (MRS) allows tissue to be interrogated for the presence and concentration of various metabolites. Grossman and Yousem said "If you...”

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