Computed tomography of intracerebral leukemic masses

L. R. Wendling, L. D. Cromwell, Richard E Latchaw

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Five patients with differing types of leukemia had clinical symptoms of a localized intracerebral leukemic mass. Computed tomography (CT) demonstrated a mass of equal or increased density relative to normal brain; a zone of surrounding edema was variable. In each case, the mass showed evidence of relatively uniform contrast enhancement. CT appearance of leukemic masses is consistent and quite different from the findings in other central nervous system complications of leukemia and its aggressive treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)217-220
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology


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