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Angioglioma Misdiagnosed as Encephalomalacia on Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Over a Decade

Kundu, Shinjini MS*†; Alhilali, Lea MD; Nguyen, Lananh MD§; Fakhran, Saeed MD

Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography: May/June 2014 - Volume 38 - Issue 3 - p 485–487
doi: 10.1097/RCT.0000000000000043
Neuroradiology/Head and Neck Imaging

We report a case of intractable seizures secondary to an angioglioma that was misdiagnosed as post–traumatic encephalomalacia for over a decade, with a discussion of the radiological findings and a review of the literature.

From the *School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh; †Department of Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University; Departments of ‡Radiology, and §Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA.

Received for publication October 23, 2013; accepted October 24, 2013.

Reprints: Lea Alhilali, MD, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 8th Floor, 8 N, Presby South Tower, 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (e-mail:

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

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