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, cilt.21, ss.69-71, 1998 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 1998
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/bf01111490
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.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.