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Submitted by: Ty W. Abel
The patient is a forty-one-year-old woman with a history of endometrial carcinoma, and an 8-month history of headache, vomiting, and ataxia.
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Submitted by: Charles Eberhart
This 11 month old child presented with progressive lethargy and emesis. After preliminary testing an MRI was obtained, followed by resection of the lesion identified.
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Submitted by: Tarik Tihan
The patient is a 6-year-old boy who presented with headaches, nausea and vomiting. A neurological examination failed to reveal any localizing signs. An ophthalmological evaluation revealed bilateral papilledema. An MRI revealed a solid, uniformly enhancing mass within th hypothalamic/chiasmatic region which extended into the third ventricle causing significant hydrocephalus. An endoscopic biopsy was performed.
Pertinent Laboratory Data:
All preliminary laboratory tests were unremarkable including a CSF analysis. Representative images from the radiological study are presented.
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Submitted by: Gregory N. Fuller
A 57-year-old man presented with a several month history of general malaise and anorexia, with recent onset of loss of his sense of smell and increased sweating. Subsequent MR imaging revealed a mass lesion in the third ventricle.
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Submitted by: Peter C. Burger
A 70-year-old woman presented with a very rapidly enlarging, contrast-enhancing right parietal lobe mass.