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Metastatic lung cancer, an interesting stroke mimic
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    • Hew D. Torrance, Royal College of Surgeons of England Research Fellow
    • Other Contributors:
      • Kai Lee Tan, and Ava Jackson

    Dear Dr Artul,

    Thank you for your question and kind comments regarding the case report. The mass seen is the same as in the Computerised Tomography (CT) and the Magnetic Resonance (MR) images. It is an isolated, large (3x2.5 cm) mass lesion. The CT was taken almost 48 hours prior to the MR as the patient had been incorrectly diagnosed and triaged to the stroke unit. As a result this time-frame may account for c...

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    Metastatic lung cancer, an interesting stroke mimic

    Dear author Nice case This case emphasizes the importance in differentiation between vasogenic edema of white matter due to SOL and edema due to stroke. The vasogenic edema due to SOL in general doesn't respect the anatomy and in the other hand edema due to stroke in general yes it respect the anatomy of the vessels territory and anatomical lobes. However I have one question: Is the mass seen in the CT is the same mass...

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