Aa
A
A
A
Close
Brain/Pituitary Tumors Community
2.19k Members
Avatar universal

MRI shows brain "enhancements" that come and go

My mother, age 84, has undergone treatment for a brain lymphoma over the last 15 months. Her last radiation treatment was in October of 2018. She is having episodes of dementia/Alzheimer like symptoms currently. This has happened before but then went away.  Also, her MRI's (she has had one every 4-5 weeks for the last 5 months) show areas of "enhancement" that are there with one MRI but gone with the next.  Doctors in 2 different hospitals agree that this is not "typical" of lymphoma tumors (they don't just go away) but there is no real answer about these enhanced sites.  They seem to correlate with her mental state, however.  Has anyone experienced this?
0 Responses
Have an Answer?
Top Cancer Answerers
Avatar universal
Northern, NJ
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Here are 15 ways to help prevent lung cancer.
New cervical cancer screening guidelines change when and how women should be tested for the disease.
They got it all wrong: Why the PSA test is imperative for saving lives from prostate cancer
Everything you wanted to know about colonoscopy but were afraid to ask
A quick primer on the different ways breast cancer can be treated.
Get the facts about this disease that affects more than 240,000 men each year.