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October 1979

An Atypical Case of Delayed Radiation Necrosis of the Brain

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Neurology, Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.

Arch Neurol. 1979;36(10):655-656. doi:10.1001/archneur.1979.00500460089017

• A patient had radiation necrosis of the brain after treatment for a • phobe adenoma of the pituitary. Atypically, and in contrast to most previously reported cases, clinical symptoms and signs were few. The computerized tomographic findings are discussed with a review of the relevant literature.