Characterization of primary intracranial lymphoma by computed tomography: an analysis of 36 cases and a review of the literature with particular reference to calcification haemorrhage and cyst formation.

@article{Jenkins1998CharacterizationOP,
  title={Characterization of primary intracranial lymphoma by computed tomography: an analysis of 36 cases and a review of the literature with particular reference to calcification haemorrhage and cyst formation.},
  author={Chrystal Jenkins and Iain R. Colquhoun},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={
          428-34
        }
}
Previous published series describing the appearances of primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) state that calcification, haemorrhage and cyst formation are rare, but generally fail to quantify or expand on this statement. We present the pre-treatment computed tomography (CT) findings of 36 patients with biopsy proven PCNSL. In this series, calcification was present in only one very atypical lesion and evidence of haemorrhage was not seen. Small intralesional cysts were present in four… CONTINUE READING
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