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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 2005;23(5): 678-681.
뇌종양과 유사한 특성을 보인 탈수초질환 3예
이대균, 서현진 강신광a 권순억
울산대학교 의과대학 신경과학교실, 병리학교실a
Three Cases of Demyelinating Disease mimicking Primary Brain Tumor
Dae Kyoon Lee
Departments of Neurology and Pathologya, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Inflammatory demyelinating diseases are usually diagnosed based on characteristic clinical and radiological findings. However, some demyelinating diseases have been presented as growing large mass-like lesions, and it is difficult to differentiate those demyelinating lesions from brain tumors. We report three cases of demyelinating diseases mimicking brain tumors. These cases suggest that the inflammatory demyelinating diseases have a wide spectrum and they can present with the same radiological features of brain tumors.KeyWords:Tumefactive demyelinating disease, Multiple sclerosis, Tumor