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Brain Metastases
Abdul-Rahman Abualruz, MD; Ashley F. Blurton, MD, MS; Paige Bennett, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Imaging

    • Top Differential Diagnoses

      TERMINOLOGY

      • Definitions

        • Brain tumors secondary to extracranial neoplasm

      IMAGING

      • General Features

        • F-18 FDG PET/CT Findings

          • CT Findings

            • MR Findings

              • Imaging Recommendations

                DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                  PATHOLOGY

                  • General Features

                    • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                      • Microscopic Features

                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                        • Presentation

                          • Demographics

                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                              • Treatment

                                Selected References

                                1. Juhász C et al: Comparison of amino acid positron emission tomographic radiotracers for molecular imaging of primary and metastatic brain tumors. Mol Imaging. 13, 2014
                                2. van der Hiel B et al: Detection of early onset of hypophysitis by (18)F-FDG PET-CT in a patient with advanced stage melanoma treated with ipilimumab. Clin Nucl Med. 38(4):e182-4, 2013
                                3. Purandare NC: Inclusion of brain in FDG PET/CT scanning techniques in cancer patients: Does it obviate the need for dedicated brain imaging? Indian J Nucl Med. 26(2):64-6, 2011
                                4. Fletcher JW et al: Recommendations on the use of 18F-FDG PET in oncology. J Nucl Med. 49(3):480-508, 2008
                                5. Rohren EM et al: Screening for cerebral metastases with FDG PET in patients undergoing whole-body staging of non-central nervous system malignancy. Radiology. 226(1):181-7, 2003
                                6. Yamamoto AJ et al: Detection of cranial metastases by F-18 FDG positron emission tomography. Clin Nucl Med. 26(5):402-4, 2001
                                7. Fellah JS et al: Characterization of an IgY-like low molecular weight immunoglobulin class in the Mexican axolotl. Mol Immunol. 25(12):1377-86, 1988
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                                KEY FACTS

                                • Imaging

                                  • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                    TERMINOLOGY

                                    • Definitions

                                      • Brain tumors secondary to extracranial neoplasm

                                    IMAGING

                                    • General Features

                                      • F-18 FDG PET/CT Findings

                                        • CT Findings

                                          • MR Findings

                                            • Imaging Recommendations

                                              DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                PATHOLOGY

                                                • General Features

                                                  • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                    • Microscopic Features

                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                      • Presentation

                                                        • Demographics

                                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                            • Treatment

                                                              Selected References

                                                              1. Juhász C et al: Comparison of amino acid positron emission tomographic radiotracers for molecular imaging of primary and metastatic brain tumors. Mol Imaging. 13, 2014
                                                              2. van der Hiel B et al: Detection of early onset of hypophysitis by (18)F-FDG PET-CT in a patient with advanced stage melanoma treated with ipilimumab. Clin Nucl Med. 38(4):e182-4, 2013
                                                              3. Purandare NC: Inclusion of brain in FDG PET/CT scanning techniques in cancer patients: Does it obviate the need for dedicated brain imaging? Indian J Nucl Med. 26(2):64-6, 2011
                                                              4. Fletcher JW et al: Recommendations on the use of 18F-FDG PET in oncology. J Nucl Med. 49(3):480-508, 2008
                                                              5. Rohren EM et al: Screening for cerebral metastases with FDG PET in patients undergoing whole-body staging of non-central nervous system malignancy. Radiology. 226(1):181-7, 2003
                                                              6. Yamamoto AJ et al: Detection of cranial metastases by F-18 FDG positron emission tomography. Clin Nucl Med. 26(5):402-4, 2001
                                                              7. Fellah JS et al: Characterization of an IgY-like low molecular weight immunoglobulin class in the Mexican axolotl. Mol Immunol. 25(12):1377-86, 1988