II. Causes

  1. Tumor
    1. See Brain Tumor
    2. See Pediatric Brain Tumor
  2. Infection
    1. See Brain Lesion in HIV
    2. Cysticercosis
    3. Brain Abscess (Bacterial or fungal)
  3. Granuloma
    1. Tuberculosis
    2. Sarcoidosis
  4. Vascular
    1. Hematoma (differentiate from Brain Tumor with Hemorrhage)
    2. Vascular malformation (e.g. AV malformation)
    3. Cerebral Infarction
  5. Infarction
    1. Multiple Sclerosis
  6. Miscellaneous
    1. Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

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Ontology: Lesion of brain (C0221505)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
SnomedCT 301766008
English Brain lesion, brain lesion, brain lesions, cerebral lesions, cerebral lesion, Lesion of brain, Lesion of brain (finding), brain; lesion, lesion; brain, Brain Lesions, Cerebral Lesions
Spanish Lesión cerebral, lesión encefálica (hallazgo), lesión encefálica
French Lésion cérébrale
Dutch hersenlaesie, hersenen; lesie, lesie; hersenen
German Hirnlaesion
Portuguese Lesão cerebral
Japanese ノウビョウヘン, 脳病変
Czech Mozková léze
Italian Lesione al cervello
Hungarian Agyi laesio