Clinical and radiological characteristics of tumefactive demyelinating lesions: follow-up study


Altintas A., Petek B., Isik N., Terzi M., Bolukbasi F., Tavsanli M., et al.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS JOURNAL, cilt.18, ss.1448-1453, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 18 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/1352458512438237
  • Dergi Adı: MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.1448-1453

Özet

Background: Demyelinating lesions over 20 mm in size, referred to as tumefactive demyelinating lesions, can be misdiagnosed as being either a tumor or an abscess. Although some radiological characteristics can help make a differential diagnosis easier, a cerebral biopsy may still be necessary.