A 30-year-old female asked:
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could a brain tumor be mistaken for a calcification on non-contrast ct scan? had scan 2 yrs ago, told normal, small calc. having headaches/dizzy now.

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Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It is: possible but unlikely. Most intracranial calcifications are benign and have a typical appearance and/or location.
Answered on Jun 7, 2015
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