ICP monitoring alone cannot absolutely ensure early detection of the contralateral space-occupying lesion
after DC due to improvement in cerebral compliance.
Cerebral atrophy, space-occupying lesions
, and shifting of the ventricles often correspond with cognitive decline.
When we discover an epidural, space-occupying lesion
on MRI, it is very difficult to distinguish whether it is a tumor or tumor-mimicking lesion.
Given the appearance of bilateral papilledema, increased ICP with or without a space-occupying lesion
was a prime suspicion.
Raised ICP may be caused by a number of reasons, the commonest being an intracranial space-occupying lesion
(eg a brain tumour or abscess), intracranial haemorrhage (stroke, trauma), hydrocephalus, meningitis, dural venous sinus thrombosis or idiopathic (pseudotumour cerebri).
Even in the context of an abnormal neurologic exam, "'only 4% have a space-occupying lesion
, and most of them will also have an abnormal neurologic exam.
He did an assessment and he said 'I think you have a space-occupying lesion
,' which as a nurse I thought could be a brain tumour.
5 cm reddish space-occupying lesion
, with smooth surface overlapping 2/3 of both choanae.
Compressive atelectasis develops with any space-occupying lesion
such as pneumothorax, hemothorax, pleural effusion, or abdominal distention.
Toxoplasmosis is the most common opportunistic central nervous system (CNS) infection and the most common cause of a space-occupying lesion
in AIDS patients .
Aspergillosis should be considered in cases manifesting with acute onset of focal neurologic deficits resulting from a suspected vascular or space-occupying lesion
Computed tomography (CT) of the brain and neck showed a left periorbital ring enhancing, space-occupying lesion
, necrotic cervical lymph nodes with patent vessels, and pansinusitis suggestive of squamous cell carcinoma or tuberculosis.