Medical Definition of Brain metastases

1. 10% of intracranial mass lesions are metastasis, 10-38% of patients with systemic cancer have brain metastasis: adults: lung, breast, GU tract, colon/rectum, melanoma, sinuses. children: neuroblastoma, embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, Wilms tumour. Location: most in middle cerebral artery distribution at the cortex, 20% in posterior fossa. See also: haemorrhagic metastasis. (08 Mar 2000)



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brain farm
brain fever
brain freeze
brain freezes
brain gain
brain herniation
brain injury
brain iron
brain laceration
brain lipid
brain mantle
brain metastases (current term)
brain mushroom
brain natriuretic peptide
brain neoplasm
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