Mass Lesions of the Brain: A Differential Diagnostic Approach

  • Michael Brant-Zawadzki


The role of any imaging modality in evaluating brain tumors is first and foremost to detect such a tumor when clinical suspicion exists. In addition, characterizing the tumor following localization helps the neurosurgeon formulate management plans. Finally, to the degree that an imaging modality can help in presurgical (or other therapeutic) planning, the value of the modality increases.


Positron Emission Tomography Magn Reson Image Acoustic Neuroma Pineal Region Gliomatosis Cerebri 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Brant-Zawadzki
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  1. 1.Hoag Memorial Hospital PresbyterianNewport BeachUSA

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