Brain  Tumors  and
Other Diseases of the Central Nervous System
Cases  Correlating  Neuroimaging and  Neuropathology
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Cases  posted  in  2005 and 2006
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Left frontal atypical meningioma  Meningioma originating in middle ear.  Intracranial extension after 4 years
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Giant cell tumor of sacrum and lumbar vertebrae Aneurysmal bone cyst of sacrum
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Teratoma  (dermoid cyst) of pineal B-cell lymphoma of cerebellum and pituitary
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AIDS: giant cell encephalitis, cerebral toxoplasmosis, mycobacteriosis of abdominal  lymphnodes  Ganglioglioma of spinal cord
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Solitary fibrous tumor of meninges in left middle  fossa Solitary fibrous tumor of meninges in anterior falx
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Sacral chordoma with massive recurrence after 6 years Microcystic meningioma  of falx
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Secretory meningioma  of planum sphenoidale Lymphoplasmacyte-rich meningioma en plaque of orbital roof growing into basal cisterns. 10-year follow-up 
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Pituitary oncocytoma (null cell adenoma, oncocytic variant) Schwannoma of cauda equina at conus medullaris
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Ganglioglioma of left inferior temporal gyrus   + cortical dysplasia  Large cell medulloblastoma with multiple foci in cerebellum and spinal cord 
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Pineal cyst Chordoid meningioma of right frontotemporal region.
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Chordoma of 5th lumbar vertebra extending into spinal canal Chordoma of clivus with focal dedifferentiation
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Spinal enterogenous cyst Pineocytoma
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Left parietal pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma Late pseudotumoral  necrosis after gamma knife irradiation for cavernoma
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Medulloblastoma of vermis with spontaneous peritumoral hemorrhage Pilocytic astrocytoma of vermis in the 8th decade
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Anaplastic astrocytoma  of corpus callosum infiltrating from left hippocampus to hypothalamic region via fornix (Papez' circuit) Ganglioglioma  associated with dysembryoplastic
neuroepithelial  tumor (DNT).
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B-cell non Hodgkin lymphoma originating in occipital bone Recurrent Hodgkin lymphoma of thoracic vertebrae and soft tissues with root compression
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Lymphocytic hypophysitis  masquerading as macroadenoma Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial  tumor (DNT) of left gyrus rectus
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Hemangioblastoma of cerebellum Glioneuronal tumor with neuropil islands and  focal malignant transformation into glioblastoma multiforme
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Heavily calcified central neurocytoma  Multiple myeloma of spine
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Fibroblastic meningioma  of anterior spinal canal T2-T3 with spinal cord compression  Solitary fibrous tumor of the meninges in the falx
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Frontobasal meningothelial meningioma  and aneurysm  of right middle cerebral artery Transitional olfactory groove meningioma
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Dumbbell schwannoma of cervical nerve root Solid-cystic acoustic schwannoma, with abundant Verocay bodies
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Giant cysticercus cellulosae in  cerebral hemisphere Cerebellar metastasis  of neuroendocrine carcinoma 
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Myxopapillary ependymoma Left temporal oligoastrocytoma with gliomatosis cerebri
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Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor (pPNET) in  cervical nerve root Cerebral toxoplasmosis  in HIV+ patient
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Fronto-temporal congenital arachnoid cyst Brain stem diffuse grade II astrocytoma
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Frontal arteriovenous malformation  embolized with Onyx ® Temporoparietal glioblastoma multiforme
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Meningioma of cerebellopontine  angle insinuating into foramen magnum Parietal meningioma infiltrating dura and cerebral cortex
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Cerebral schistosomiasis Spinal cord schistosomiasis
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Glioblastoma multiforme of cerebellum Gangliocytoma of cerebral cortex with area of ganglioglioma
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Central neurocytoma Central neurocytoma - another case
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Cases  posted  in  2003 and 2004
Taylor type cortical dysplasia  Spinal racemose cysticercosis 
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Frontoparietotemporal meningioma with hematoidin in necrotic areas Melanocytoma of sellar region with 6-year follow-up
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Large B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma in HIV + patient Solid-cystic oligodendroglioma of left cerebral hemisphere.
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Cerebral gliomatosis secondary to  anaplastic astrocytoma  of pons Xanthoastrocytoma with lipomatous differentiation
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Desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma Desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma
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Classical ganglioglioma of left middle temporal gyrus  Desmoplastic  ganglioglioma in adult, with abundant calcifications
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Ganglioglioma of isthmus of cingulate gyrus becoming anaplastic after 5 years  Complex glioneuronal tumor :
xanthoastrocytoma-ganglioglioma-ependymoma
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Left frontal pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma Left parieto-occipital pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma
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Cavernoma of spinobulbar transition Left temporal cavernoma 
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Right temporal pilocytic astrocytoma  Left frontoparietal diffuse astrocytoma 
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Glioblastoma multiforme of pontine tegmentum Left temporal primitive neuroectodermal tumor   (PNET) in young adult
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Left frontal giant cell glioblastoma multiforme Frontal bilateral glioblastoma multiforme 
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Desmoplastic medulloblastoma  with spinal secondaries Metastases of adenoid cystic carcinoma in spine and thoracic wall
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Right temporal metastatic adenocarcinoma of colon Left frontal metastasis of malignant melanoma
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Right frontal malignant meningioma invading brain Polymicrogyria and cystic  leukomalacia in left frontoparietal region
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Taylor type cortical dysplasia in right   temporo-occipital region Germinoma of pineal
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Anaplastic ependymoma of cerebral hemisphere with lipomatous differentiation Anaplastic ependymoma of cerebral hemisphere
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Anaplastic ependymoma of pineal region Anaplastic ependymoma of IVth ventricle
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Pigmented cellular ependymoma of IVth ventricle Classical spinal cellular ependymoma
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Large B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma of basal ganglia Multiple embolic lesions in one cerebral hemisphere
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Intraventricular meningioma Left frontal oligoastrocytoma
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Pilocytic astrocytoma of isthmus of cingulate gyrus  Right temporal pilocytic astrocytoma
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Right temporal ganglioglioma associated with cortical dysplasia  Right frontal ganglioglioma
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Right temporal ganglioglioma Cavernoma of optic pathways and reactive gliosis simulating  pilocytic astrocytoma
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Epidermoid cyst of right choroidal fissure  Epidermoid cyst of posterior fossa 
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Hemangioblastoma of spinobulbar transition Hemangioblastoma of cervical spinal cord and hydrosyringomyelia
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Metastatic breast  carcinoma in posterior  fossa  mimicking  meningioma Cerebral abscess by Streptococcus intermedius (botryomycosis)
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Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma in tuberous sclerosis  Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor (DNT) associated with cortical dysplasia 
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Growth hormone secreting pituitary macroadenoma Papillary craniopharyngioma 
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Adamantinomatous craniopharyngioma  Anaplastic ependymoma of IIIrd ventricle
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Rapidly evolving meningothelial meningioma  in young adult Neurotuberculosis in HIV+ patient
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Glioblastoma multiforme with uncommon presentation and rapid progress   Temporal and periventricular heterotopias
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Taylor type cortical dysplasia  Right temporal lobe metastasis of neuroendocrine carcinoma in young adult
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Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma  Anaplastic gemistocytic astrocytoma (WHO grade III)
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Left temporal mesial ganglioglioma  Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor (DNT)
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Choroid plexus papilloma Diffuse infiltrative astrocytoma of left hemisphere extending from temporal lobe through thalamus (gliomatosis cerebri)
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Updated  27/12/15 e-mails : gradanat@fcm.unicamp.br___gradanat@unicamp.br
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Added in 2003 e 2004
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General and Special Pathology  Neuropathology and Neuroimaging Neuroimaging Basics Neuroimaging - Cases
Alphabetical index (Pathology) Alphabetical index (Neuro) Neuro Image Bank Neuropathology - Cases
English Homepage This page in Portuguese Site in Portuguese New additions
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