Pitfalls in the diagnosis of brain tumours.

  title={Pitfalls in the diagnosis of brain tumours.},
  author={A Omuro and Cl{\'a}udia da Costa Leite and Karima Mokhtari and Jean-Yves Delattre},
  journal={The Lancet. Neurology},
  volume={5 11},
Establishing the diagnosis of a brain tumour is not always a straightforward process. Many non-neoplastic neurological diseases can mimic brain neoplasms on neuroimaging or on histological examination, including multiple sclerosis, stroke, pyogenic abscess, toxoplasmosis, tuberculosis, cysticercosis, fungal infections, syphilis, sarcoidosis, Behçet disease, radiation necrosis, venous thrombosis, and others. Conversely, several types of brain neoplasms, such as glioblastomas, low-grade gliomas… CONTINUE READING


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