In a search for distinguishing features, the computed tomographic (CT) findings in 35 patients with recent cerebral infarction and 65 patients with cerebral neoplasms were compared. Gray-matter enhancement and sparing of the thalamus characterized infarcts; white-matter edema and ring enhancement located in the white matter favored the diagnosis of neoplasm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)522-524
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology


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