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.
Br j neurosurg
229 - 230
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