Which angiography findings are characteristic of brain and CNS lymphoma?

Updated: Feb 28, 2019
  • Author: Djamil Fertikh, MD; Chief Editor: James G Smirniotopoulos, MD  more...
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On cerebral angiograms, lymphomas may simulate meningioma, with diffuse vascular staining in the late arterial or early venous phase, as well as meningeal enhancement. Arterial encasement and dilation of the deep medullary veins may be seen.

Angiographic findings are nonspecific for CNS lymphoma.


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