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Brain metastases

Preliminary Diagnosis: Brain Metastases I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? MRI imaging of the brain with intravenous contrast II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosis of brain metastases. Advantages Highly suggestive of etiology in appropriate clinical situation Able to localize exact anatomic area of disease and as a…

Craniopharyngioma

Preliminary Diagnosis: Craniopharyngioma I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? MR imaging of the brain with intravenous contrast. II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosing craniopharyngioma. Advantages Diagnostic in the appropriate clinical scenario. Able to localize the area of abnormality and predict any secondary neurological complications. Does not utilize…

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