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A 79-year-old male asked about a 79-year-old male:

My dad has metastic nsc lung cancer. what does "increased t2 prolongation involving the right midbrain" mean on his mri?

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Dr. Irving Harper
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Need whole picture: It is difficult to answer your question with this isolated finding. Would have to know the patients entire history and have all data that is available. The information you have could suggest a lesion/ mass in that area of the brain. Please review the total MRI findings with the physician who ordered the study or the doc who knows your father's case best.

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Last updated Sep 27, 2014

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