International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 10, Part F (2018)
Prospective study of clinical and investigative profiles of CNS ring enhancing lesions
Srikanta Kumar Sahoo, Kali Prasannaa Swain and Ashok Kumar Mallik
The present study “Prospective study of clinical and investigative profiles of ring-enhancing lesions in CNS” was conducted in the Post doctoral Department of Neurology at S.C.B. medical college & Hospital, Cuttack during the period of between August 2013 – November 2015. Total numbers of Seventy eight patients of CNS Ring enhancing lesions were evaluated. Based on clinical observations and investigations. The numbers of males were more than that of females with overall sex ratio was 1.69:1 (M: F). Majority of patients belongs to third and fourth decade of life (35.9%)). Headache emerged as the most common complaint that the patients presented with (71.79%) followed by seizures in 67.94%.
However in patients of NCC seizures was the most common presentations (86.7%) followed by headache (66.7%). A large number of infectious and non-infectious diseases can cause multiple ring-enhancing lesions of the brain. We reviewed the most common diseases in our setup. The most common etiologies were that of TB, parasitic (especially neurocysticercosis), primary brain tumors and Gliomas and metastases, cerebral abscess. Other rare causes include cerebrovascular stroke.
How to cite this article:
Srikanta Kumar Sahoo, Kali Prasannaa Swain and Ashok Kumar Mallik. Prospective study of clinical and investigative profiles of CNS ring enhancing lesions. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(10): 442-447.