Metastatic lesions are pretty common in the brain. If you look at all brain tumors in hospitalized patients, about 25% – 50% are metastatic tumors.
While nobody wants to get a brain tumor, if you had to pick one, meningioma would be a good choice.
Here’s another primary CNS tumor that arises in the brain parenchyma: primary CNS lymphoma.
Today, we’ll move on to a new group of tumors of the CNS now: poorly-differentiated tumors.
In case you just joined us, we’re doing a series on brain tumors (so far we’ve had an overview and a look at astrocytoma).
- Kristine Krafts, M.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology University of Minnesota School of Medicine April 2013: 78,614 unique visitors.
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