Corpus ID: 39420841

Multicentric glioma or metastatic disease: a problem in diagnosis.

  title={Multicentric glioma or metastatic disease: a problem in diagnosis.},
  author={Louis S. Russo},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  volume={73 2},
  • Louis S. Russo
  • Published in Southern medical journal 1980
  • Medicine
  • The case of a 56-year-old woman with a breast mass and two separate, intracerebral lesions demonstrated by computerized axial tomography of the brain is reported. Evaluation revealed no primary neoplasm, and a diagnosis of multicentric glioma was made and confirmed by postmortem examination. This entity, known to neurospecialists, has had no previous exposure in the literature dealing with general medicine. This patient demonstrates a possible diagnostic pitfall which may arise in this age of… CONTINUE READING

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