Dr. Sanjay Gupta

@drsanjaygupta

Staff Neurosurgeon, Emory Clinic; CNN Chief Medical Correspondent; Exec Prod/Writer of TNT's medical drama Monday Mornings

haven't had a medical mystery in a while... any guesses?

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2503 days ago

haven't had a medical mystery in a while... any guesses?

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msloane 2254 days ago

Too much time on the cell phone!

lovelyinpink01 2497 days ago

Let's call House!! He and his team are good at these things. I wish he was around when I was diagnosed with MS.

tumorwarrior 2501 days ago

My guess is meningioma

tanyaphoto 2501 days ago

Crackberry attached to brain....

Olliebird101 2501 days ago

Fungus living off the sweet sounds her honey has been whispring in her ear.

tiarasncrwns 2501 days ago

I would guess a tumor that started outside the brain and was undetected and now has infilitrated inside. Doesn't look pretty that's for sure

macnbc 2502 days ago

It can't be anything good. Do you ever tell us the answers on these or do I always miss the answers?

Mairaj30 2502 days ago

looks like a mass pressing down on Dura mater hence an epidural hematoma... that's my answer and I am sticking with it!

adnetjm 2502 days ago

A stroke?

icucreative 2503 days ago

....I'd rather get hit by a meteor....hey look it's a piece of haley's comet....better wash your ears before potato's start growning in them....earwig cocoon....bio chip implant growth after windows seven upgrade....a new apple intercrainial mac!...result

ylp79 2503 days ago

Intracerebral Hematoma

suebeth193 2503 days ago

mitosis?

kailualia 2503 days ago

uhhhhhhhhhhhhmmmmmmmmmm.............

chrisheyn 2503 days ago

extra-axial, bright on diffusion. either t2 shine through or true restriction. differential would include meningioma, epidural hematoma or abscess and perhaps lipoma. gotta give us the ADC sanjay...

ggrant95 2503 days ago

arachnoid cyst?

knowledge_eater 2503 days ago

Something Congenital (e.g.stem cell origin)!! this very firm borders around it narrow down lot of possibilities .. its not heamatoma (for sure i guess) well brain origin tumor shouldn't make this firm border surrounding it or should it ? Metastasis is pos

rsfnh 2503 days ago

It looks like something got into the ear and just spread and looks like some kind of tumor give us the answer please Dr.Gupta

ladykayaker 2503 days ago

er, ps--whatever it is looks like it's extradural and probably amenable to surgery if that contrast doesn't indicate an intractable hemorrhage risk. It's sort of meningioma-like but I think it's something else.

ladykayaker 2503 days ago

A really big, invasive cholesteatoma? Whatever it is grew slowly and isn't causing a lot of reaction in the brain tissue--the mass itself is full of contrast but there's no contrast uptake in the brain, + ventricles aren't flattened.

SaudeemFoco 2503 days ago

I bet in a calcified extradural hematoma.Luis Correia- Brasil