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Mnemonics, Neuro

Ring Enhancing Intracranial Mass Mnemonic – MAGIC DR

This is a commonly used mnemonic to recall the differential diagnosis for ring enhancing intracranial masses:

M – Metastases

A – Abscess

G – Glioblastoma Multiforme

I – Infarct (subacute)

C – Contusion

D – Demyelinating disease (such as tumefactive multiple sclerosis)

R – Radiation Necrosis and Resolving hematoma

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I am a radiology physician from California, USA.

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