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    Differential Diagnosis between Primary Intracranial Melanoma and Cerebral Cavernoma in Crohn’s Disease: A Case Report and Literature Review

    Roberta Costanzo1, Vishal Parmar2, Salvatore Marrone1, Domenico Gerardo Iacopino1, Giovanni Federico Nicoletti3, Giuseppe Emmanuele Umana4, Gianluca Scalia3,*

    Oncologie, Vol.24, No.4, pp. 937-942, 2022, DOI:10.32604/oncologie.2022.027155

    Abstract Primary intracranial melanomas are rare, with a challenging diagnosis based only on clinical and imaging features. The authors described the case of an intracerebral right parieto-temporal melanoma mimicking a cavernoma in a patient affected by Crohn’s disease. A 67-year-old female patient with Crohn’s disease and small bowel stenosis was hospitalized for surgical removal of the terminal ileum and latero-lateral ileo-colic anastomosis. During postoperative week 1, the patient developed psychomotor agitation followed by altered consciousness. An urgent brain CT showed a right intracerebral parieto-temporal hemorrhage with intralesional calcifications. The patient underwent a decompressive craniectomy with hematoma drainage and a complete resection… More >

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