Mass Lesions in the Brain: Tumor or Multiple Sclerosis? Clinical and Imaging Characteristics and Course from a Single Reference Center

Kilic A. K., Tuncer Kurne A., Karli Oguz K., Soylemezoglu F., KARABUDAK R.

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.23, no.6, pp.728-735, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.7690-12.3
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.728-735
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


AIM: In demyelinating disease spectrum, tumor-like (tumefactive) demyelinating lesions (TDL) are rarely seen. Atypical imaging and clinical features of these lesions may cause misdiagnosis of tumor or abscess.