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Cerebral metastases from carcinoid tumours are rarely reported and confer a much poorer prognosis than carcinoid metastases elsewhere in the body. We describe a case of carcinoid brain metastasis closely resembling a meningioma on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and review current treatment options.

Original publication

DOI

10.1080/02688697.2017.1327018

Type

Journal article

Journal

Br j neurosurg

Publication Date

04/2019

Volume

33

Pages

229 - 230

Keywords

Carcinoid, brain, meningioma, metastasis, neuroendocrine tumour, Aged, Brain Neoplasms, Carcinoid Tumor, Diagnosis, Differential, Frontal Lobe, Humans, Incidental Findings, Lung Neoplasms, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Meningeal Neoplasms, Meningioma