A 39-year-old female asked:
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ct brain shows mass prepontine cistern cpa meningioma. symptoms consistent with diagnosis. mri contrast show no lesion. symptoms persist! now what?

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Dr. Eric Kelts
24 years experience Neurology
Very strange: Not certain what to make of the disparity between the CT scan and the MRI. In some cases, a lesion is so small that it is missed by the artifact created by the thickness of the MRI slices. I would ask your doctor if an MRI of the brainstem with "thin slices" might be reasonable to confirm/refute the CT--with and without contrast. Take care and stay healthy!
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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