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Magnetic resonance appearance of cerebral lymphomatoid granulomatosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9128453     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Lymphomatoid granulomatosis is an angiocentric lymphoproliferative process that involves the lungs. In a 52-year-old-man with lymphomatoid granulomatosis who presented with encephalopathy, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain demonstrated unusual multiple areas of enhancement that were both punctate and linear. These findings may be relatively specific for inflammation of deep cerebral vessels and have implications for MRI findings in other inflammatory cerebrovascular disorders.
Authors:
K Bhagavatula; T F Scott
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1051-2284     ISO Abbreviation:  J Neuroimaging     Publication Date:  1997 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-19     Completed Date:  1997-05-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102705     Medline TA:  J Neuroimaging     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  120-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Neurology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain / pathology*
Brain Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Humans
Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis / diagnosis*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Male
Middle Aged

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