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Glioblastoma - Frontal Lobe - Case 4

A 44 year old woman presented with word finding difficulties and a right hemiparesis which developed over 2 months.

Show the Gadolinium Enhancement   Note the Acute Blood (Dark on T1 and T2)   Show the Vasogenic Edema

MRI Axial Images s/p Stereotactic Biopsy: ((Left) T1-weighted; (Middle) T2-weighted (Right) T1-weighted with gadolinium. Note the large mass in the deep left frontal lobe with central necrosis and surrounding edema. There is a circular area which is dark on both T1 and T2 which likely represents acute hemorrhage from the biopsy. Pathology showed glioblastoma multiforme.

Revised 05/10/06.
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