Monday, April 20, 2009

Differential Diagnosis

On rounds, my team looked at an MRI of a patient with a brain metastasis. My resident pimped me with the following question:

Challenge: What primary cancers have brain mets that are likely to bleed?

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1 comment:

Craig Chen said...

Differential Diagnosis

Melanoma, choriocarcinoma, thyroid cancer, and renal cell carcinoma have a particular propensity to bleed.

Sources: UpToDate; med.nyu.edu.