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Case 9645

Extensive calvarial Kaposi's sarcoma

Author(s)
Tonolini Massimo, MD.

"Luigi Sacco" University Hospital,
Radiology Department;
Via G.B. Grassi 74 20157 Milan, Italy;
Email:mtonolini@sirm.org
 
Patient
male, 52 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Contrast-enhanced head CT
     

    Axial unenhanced image shows bilateral extensive soft-tissue thickening of the calvarial skin and subcutaneous, adherent to the temporal muscle and thecal periosteum.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Staging; Special Focus: AIDS;

    Corresponding axial contrast-enhanced image shows positive enhancement of the calvarial soft-tissue thickening without appreciable necrosis or colliquation. No active intracranial opportunistic disease.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Staging; Special Focus: AIDS;

    Axial image viewed at bone window exclude thecal osseous infiltration.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Staging; Special Focus: AIDS;
     
     
Axial unenhanced image shows bilateral extensive soft-tissue thickening of the calvarial skin and subcutaneous, adherent to the temporal muscle and thecal periosteum.
 
Corresponding axial contrast-enhanced image shows positive enhancement of the calvarial soft-tissue thickening without appreciable necrosis or colliquation. No active intracranial opportunistic disease.
 
Axial image viewed at bone window exclude thecal osseous infiltration.
 
 
 
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