Brain Tumors

  • E. A. Knopp
  • W. Montanera


The designation “brain tumor” is commonly applied to a wide variety of intracranial mass lesions, each distinct in location, biology, treatment, and prognosis. Since many of these lesions do not arise from brain parenchyma, the more appropriate term is “intracranial tumor”. Since the category encompasses both neoplasms and non-neoplastic mass lesions, the word “tumor” is used in its broadest sense to indicate a space-occupying mass.


Cerebral Blood Volume Intracranial Tumor Arachnoid Cyst Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Choroid Plexus Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. A. Knopp
    • 1
  • W. Montanera
    • 2
  1. 1.Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology and NeurosurgeryNYU School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Medical Imaging, St. Michael’s HospitalUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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