Extraparenchymal Lesions in Adults

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This article reviews the most frequent extra-axial tumors of the central nervous system, from the most common meningioma to some uncommon conditions, like Rosai-Dorfman disease, focusing on imaging techniques, pearls,…

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Adult Brain Tumors and Pseudotumors

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Some brain tumors results are interesting due to their rarity at presentation and overwhelming imaging characteristics, posing a diagnostic challenge in the eyes of any experienced neuroradiologist. This article focuses…

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Metastasis in Adult Brain Tumors

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Metastatic cancer to the central nervous system is primarily deposited by hematogenous spread in various anatomically distinct regions: calvarial, pachymeningeal, leptomeningeal, and brain parenchyma. A patient’s overall clinical status and…

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Posttreatment Evaluation of Brain Gliomas

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The imaging of treated gliomas is complicated by a variety of treatment related effects, which can falsely simulate disease improvement or progression. Distinguishing between disease progression and treatment effects is…

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Pretreatment Evaluation of Glioma

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Glioma is considered the most common type of primary central nervous system (CNS) tumor. Imaging is crucial for diagnosis, characterization, grading, and therapeutic planning of CNS gliomas. Along with a…

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Lymphomas–Part 2

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There are 2 types of central nervous system lymphoma: primary and secondary. Both have variable imaging features making them diagnostic challenges. Furthermore, a patient’s immune status significantly alters the imaging…

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Adult Brain Tumors

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Lara A. Brandão, MD, Editor This issue of Neuroimaging Clinics focuses on adult brain tumors. The most common posterior fossa tumors—metastasis and hemangioblastomas, among many differentials—are discussed in the first…

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Lymphomas–Part 1

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Primary central nervous system lymphomas are aggressive, high-cell-density tumors. There is recent increase in their incidence in immunocompetent patients. Knowledge of imaging findings on computed tomography and conventional MR imaging…

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