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Table 4 Summary of incidental findings on neuroimaging

From: Urgent referral for suspected CNS cancer: which clinical features are associated with a positive predictive value of 3 % or more?

Incidental finding Number of patients (%)
Benign cystic lesion 5 (1.7 %)
Cerebrovascular disease 32 (11.1 %)
Small vessel disease only 25 (8.7 %)
Large artery disease only 5 (1.7 %)
Mixed small vessel and large artery disease 2 (0.7 %)
Degenerative spine disease 10 (3.5 %)
Cervical 9 (3.1 %)
Lumbar 1 (0.3 %)
CNS demyelination 3 (1.0 %)
Sinus disease 9 (3.1 %)