Title

Intracranial Myeloid Metaplasia: Diagnosis by CT and Fe52 Scans and Treatment by Cranial Irradiation.

Publication/Presentation Date

11-1-1983

Abstract

A patient with longstanding agnogenic myeloid metaplasia developed a progressive dementia. CT scanning demonstrated multiple intracranial masses, and a Fe52 bone marrow scan demonstrated erythroid activity within the masses and confirmed the suspicion of extra-medullary hematopoiesis. A potentially hazardous biopsy was avoided, and a course of cranial irradiation was administered, resulting in regression of the masses and clearing of the patient's dementia. Fe52 scintigraphy provides a specific and useful diagnostic approach which may eliminate the need for invasive procedures.

Volume

15

Issue

3

First Page

273

Last Page

278

ISSN

0361-8609

Disciplines

Medical Pathology | Pathology

PubMedID

6638012

Department(s)

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Pathology Laboratory Medicine Faculty

Document Type

Article