Axial T2WI & FLAIR images demonstrate right occipital hyperintense mass
with surrounding edema and mass effect on the atrium of the right lateral ventricle.
T1WI's with gadolinium show peripheral ring enhancement. On the
delayed image, the enhancement extends further into the core of the mass.
Left: T1WI again shows the peripheral enhancement.
Middle & right: this mass is hyperintense on the diffusion weighted scans.
Key words: mri tumor neoplasia dwi
Astrocytoma with central necrosis -
Diffusion (+) because of ischemic
tumor core & T2 shine-through.