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Glioblastoma - Frontal Lobe - Case 3

A 33 year old woman presented with a blunted affect and depression.

Show the Gadolinium Enhancement

(Left) T1-weighted with gadolinium coronal image; (Right) T1-weighted with gadolinium sagittal image. Note the large enhancing mass in the frontal lobes. This pattern of a frontal tumor crossing over the midline via the corpus callosum to the contralateral frontal lobe is known as the butterfly pattern. Biopsy showed glioblastoma multiforme.

Revised 05/07/06.
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