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Case 2209

Anaplastic astrocytoma: a case of late-developed secondary neoplasm after radiation for childhood leukemia

Author(s)
Albrecht L, Breitsprecher R, Aschmetat S, Kirsch M, Hosten N
 
Patient
male, 21 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 16.08.2005
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.2209
  • Section Neuroradiology
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Senior
  • Views 2632
  • Language(s)
  • Figure 1
    The initial CT finding after contrast application

    An image showing a homogeneously contrast-enhanced mass in the left temporal lobe.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Initial CT finding after contrast application;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MRI findings after emergency radiation therapy
     

    An image showing an increase of the temporal mass, with cystic areas and extensive perifocal oedema.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI findings after emergency radiation therapy;

    An image showing a midline shift to the right.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRI findings after emergency radiation therapy;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Findings after the patient's complete recovery
     

    An image showing a significant decrease of tumour size and oedema after successful radiation therapy.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Findings after patients´s complete recovery;

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    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Findings after patients´s complete recovery;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Findings after the reccurence of symptoms
     

    A plain CT image showing a hypodense bilateral, periventricular mass.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Findings after reoccurence of symptoms;

    An image showing the intense contrast enhancement of the bilateral, periventricular mass.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Findings after reoccurence of symptoms;
     
     
An image showing a homogeneously contrast-enhanced mass in the left temporal lobe.
 
An image showing an increase of the temporal mass, with cystic areas and extensive perifocal oedema.
 
An image showing a midline shift to the right.
 
An image showing a significant decrease of tumour size and oedema after successful radiation therapy.
 
 
A plain CT image showing a hypodense bilateral, periventricular mass.
 
An image showing the intense contrast enhancement of the bilateral, periventricular mass.
 
 
 
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