Case Author(s): Jabi Shriki, M.D., and Tom R. Miller, M.D., Ph.D. , 06/21/06 . Rating: #D2, #Q4

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Brief history:

42-year-old man with a right skull base lesion.


Initial brain SPECT with Technetium-99m-Bicisate intravenous injection during balloon occlusion of the right carotid artery. Imaging was performed one hour later.

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View second image(br). A brain SPECT was repeated the next day without right carotid artery occlusion to assess perfusion at baseline.

View third image(mr). MRI shows the cystic portion of the right skull base lesion adjacent to the cavernous portion of the right carotid artery.

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