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Glioblastoma - Parietal Lobe - Case 1

A 57 year old woman presented with headaches and several episodes where she lost her directions.

Note the Spread Across the Splenium of the Corpus Callosum

T1 Gadolinium enhanced MRI scans (axial - left; coronal - right). Note the large enhancing mass in the deep right parietal lobe. On the coronal scan, the tumor is clearly seen crossing the midline to the other side as well as growing down into the rostal brainstem. Biopsy showed glioblastoma multiforme.

Revised 05/08/06.
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