Return to CAP Home

2011 — April Case of the Month

Posted May 06, 2011

CLINICAL SUMMARY: RIGHT PARIETAL BRAIN  

CAP Foundation April 2011 Online Case of the Month

View case with:
PC users: ImageScope
First-time use of ImageScope?
* Download (required)

Why use ImageScope?

ImageScope offers many additional features including:

• Ability to view multiple slides
  concurrently; synchronize
  panning/zooming.

• Facility to author annotations.

• Capability to run analysis
  algorithms, and display results.

• Modify image brightness,
  contrast, color balance,
  etc.

• Generally faster and more
  responsive.

MAC/PC Users: WebViewer

A 52-year-old man presents with neurologic signs suggesting a right hemispheric brain lesion. MRI demonstrated an extra-axial right parietal mass measuring 12.0 cm in greatest dimension. There was compression of the underlying cortex with a right-to-left midline shift. The overlying calvarium did not show bony involvement by the mass. The tumor was resected and grossly appeared red-brown and gelatinous.

The master list with the correct answer

  • Chordoid glioma
  • Chordoid meningioma
  • Chordoma
  • Mucinous adenocarcinoma, metastatic
  • Myxoid chondrosarcoma

Access Case Critique to view:

  • Appropriate diagnosis
  • Critique
  • References


Your input is valued - please submit your feedback so that we may continue to optimize this program.