A case of mistaken identity: Intracranial foreign body reaction after AVM embolisation mimicking a glioma

@article{Dinesh2008ACO,
  title={A case of mistaken identity: Intracranial foreign body reaction after AVM embolisation mimicking a glioma},
  author={Shree Kumar Dinesh and Seock Yeol Lee and Jonathan P. Thomas},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={2008},
  volume={15},
  pages={463-465}
}
Intracranial foreign body granulomas are exceedingly rare. We present the case of an intracranial foreign body granuloma found in a 72-year-old male 10 years after he underwent a successful catheter embolisation of a cerebral arteriovenous malformation (AVM). The patient presented to our unit after a fall. He had symptoms of confusion, change in mental status and expressive dysphasia. On initial inquiry, the patient had no past medical history of note. Plain brain CT showed a space-occupying… CONTINUE READING

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