Primary intracerebral lymphoma: Case report
Olcay Eser 1 * , Önder Şahin, Serhat Korkmaz, Gazi Mehmet Boyacı
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1 Dept. Neurosurgery, Kocatepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Afyonkarahisar/Turkey
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Abstract

We describe a case of primary central nervous lymphoma (PCNSL) that may be confused with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of high grade glioma. Primary central nervous lymphoma is a rare tumour and it account for 0.3-3% of intracranial tumours. A 61 year’s old woman was admitted to our clinic with a severe headache, vomiting, left hemiparesia and transient loss of consciousness. Primary central nervous lymphoma may show various biological and radiological characteristics. We herein emphasized being confused with MRI findings of PCNSL and high grade glioma.

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Article Type: Case Report

https://doi.org/10.5799/ahinjs.01.2012.03.0190

J Clin Exp Invest, 2012 - Volume 3 Issue 3, pp. 409-411

Publication date: 11 Sep 2012

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