An unusual presentation of metastatic adenocarcinoma in the cerebellum associated with intratumoral hemorrhage mimicking a stroke. A Case report

Erten S., Ertas E., Duygulu C., Aydin E., Colak A.

NEUROSURGICAL REVIEW, vol.21, no.1, pp.69-71, 1998 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/bf01111490
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.69-71


Spontaneous bleeding from a metastatic tumor in the brain is usually associated with melanoma, choriocarcinoma, or hypernephroma. We report a patient with rectum adenocarcinoma which metastasized into the cerebellum and mimicked a stroke, and discuss the clinical features and diagnostic problems of this uncommon condition.