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The case of the disappearing glioma
  1. N Buxton,
  2. N Phillips,
  3. I Robertson
  1. Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Nottingham, NG7 2UH, UK
  1. Mr N Buxton, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK.


A case of glioblastoma multiforme disappearing on CT after a course of dexamethasone is reported. The possibility of mistaking this for lymphoma is discussed. There is no other case similar to this described in the literature.

  • dexamethasone
  • glioblastoma multiforme
  • CT appearances

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