Intracranial metastatic tumors

  • Lucia Cecconi
  • Alfredo Pompili
  • Fabrizio Caroli
  • Ettore Squillaci


Intracranial metastases may be single (Figs. 1, 3), multiple or diffuse (Figs. 2, 9, 11, 13). The diffuse metastases have a meningeal location, whereas the others are commonly found in the tissue. They are believed to prefer the more richly vascularized districts (boundary between the cortex and the white matter), but this assumption is not unanimous, just as there are discordant views on their predilection for the left hemisphere.


Brain Metastasis Intracranial Metastasis Single Metastasis Magnetic Resonance Contrast Agent Paramagnetic Contrast Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lucia Cecconi
    • 1
  • Alfredo Pompili
    • 2
  • Fabrizio Caroli
    • 2
  • Ettore Squillaci
    • 3
  1. 1.Service of Radiology and Diagnostic ImagingUSA
  2. 2.Division of NeurosurgeryIstituto Regina ElenaRomeItaly
  3. 3.Institute of Radiology, Medical SchoolUniversità degli Studi di Roma ‘Tor Vergata’RomeItaly

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