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Brainstem glioma (8)

T2-weighted MRI (TR 2750/TE 85) of patient shown in Brainstem glioma (6), depicting the tumor of the right midbrain and cerebral peduncle. Note the hyperintensity of the mass as it expands and distorts normal midbrain architecture. (Contributed by Dr. Herbert Newton.)

Associated Disorders

  • Medullary astrocytoma
  • Midbrain astrocytoma
  • Neurofibromatosis type 1
  • Pilocytic brainstem glioma
  • Pontine astrocytoma