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Multiple sclerosis with clinical and radiological features of cerebral tumour
  1. HJ Sagar,
  2. CP Warlow,
  3. PWE Sheldon,
  4. MM Esiri
  1. Department of Neurology, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
  2. Department of Neuroradiology, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
  3. Department of Neuropathology, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK


    Three cases of multiple sclerosis, all confirmed pathologically, are described in whom both the unusual clinical features and the CT scan appearances suggested cerebral tumours. The failure of mass effect reliably to differentiate plaques and tumours on a CT scan is stressed and the literature relating to CT scanning in multiple sclerosis is reviewed.

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