Late bilateral temporal lobe necrosis after conventional radiotherapy.

@article{Hoshi2003LateBT,
  title={Late bilateral temporal lobe necrosis after conventional radiotherapy.},
  author={Michio Hoshi and Toshiyuki Hayashi and Hiroshi Kagami and Ikurou Murase and Masashi Nakatsukasa},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  year={2003},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={213-6}
}
A 63-year-old woman presented with radionecrosis in the bilateral temporal lobes manifesting as dementia about 30 years after undergoing conventional radiotherapy for pituitary adenoma. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging showed edema and cystic lesions in both temporal lobes. The mass in the left temporal lobe was excised. MR imaging 12 days after surgery showed reduced edema. Her dementia had improved. Radionecrosis usually occurs between several months and a few years… CONTINUE READING