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MR Imaging of a Case of Cerebral Tuberculoma:Correlation between MRI and Histological Findings Takashi Inoue 1,3 , Akiko Nishino 1 , Hiroshi Uenohara 1 , Shigeki Imaizumi 1 , Shinsuke Suzuki 1 , Hiroyoshi Suzuki 2 , Yoshiharu Sakurai 1 1Department of Neurosurgery, Sendai National Hospital 2Department of Pathology, Sendai National Hospital Keyword: cerebral tuberculoma , MRI , CT , neuroimaging , pathology pp.677-681
Published Date 1994/7/1
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1406900663
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A case of cerebral tuberculoma is reported with its representative MRI findings and the correspond-ing histological appearance. A 46-year-old female admitted to our hospital with complaint of left hemifacial seizure. CT scan discoled a slightly high density tumor (1.5cm in diameter) located in the right frontal lobe. This tumor was enhanced homogeneously by contrast media. While, MRI revealed three concentric layers within this tumor; the central core showed iso-and low signal intensity (SI) in T1- and T2-weighted imagings (T2WI), res-pectively.


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電子版ISSN 2185-405X 印刷版ISSN 0006-8969 医学書院

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