Calcified cystic lesions in a patient with epilepsy and progressive dementia. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

abstract

  • A 67-year-old woman had intractable epilepsy and developed a progressive dementia with upper motor neuron signs over the last 6 years. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed multiple areas of large calcified cysts, which increased in number and size over the last 3 years. Discussion includes the appearance of these lesions radiologically and pathologically, as well as their differential diagnosis and clinical significance, focusing on the increasing detection of these lesions with current imaging techniques.

publication date

  • April 1, 1998

Research

keywords

  • Brain Diseases
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Calcinosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Hemangioma, Cavernous
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Identity

Scopus Document Identifier

  • 7144229339

PubMed ID

  • 9557148

Additional Document Info

volume

  • 8

issue

  • 2