Arteriovenous malformation mimicking recurrent medulloblastoma.

Journal Article

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is becoming the method of choice for evaluation of central nervous system tumors. However, the sensitivity of this modality raises concern that new lesions in patients previously diagnosed with a brain tumor may not necessarily represent recurrent disease. We report a patient previously treated with surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy for a medulloblastoma who developed a new lesion in the floor of the fourth ventricle. Histologic review following excision revealed an arteriovenous malformation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Moghrabi, A; Friedman, HS; McLendon, R; Hockenberger, B; Tien, RD; Halperin, EC; Oakes, WJ

Published Date

  • 1994

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 140 - 143

PubMed ID

  • 8259101

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0098-1532

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States