Brain Tumor Res Treat.  2015 Oct;3(2):138-140. 10.14791/btrt.2015.3.2.138.

Unusual Radiologic Finding of Intracranial Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor Presenting a Cyst with Mural Nodule

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  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, Incheon St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Incheon, Korea. yowas@catholic.ac.kr

Abstract

An intracranial cyst tumor with a mural nodule can be representative of some types of brain tumors, but is a rare presentation of intracranial inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT). Herein, we report the case of an intracranial IMT in a 48-year-old woman presenting with the extremely unusual radiologic findings of a cyst with a mural nodule.

Keyword

Brain neoplasms; Central nervous system; Granuloma, plasma cell
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