Bochdalek's flower basket
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It is an important normal variant to recognize as the presence of protruding calcified choroid tissue in the fourth ventricle can be confused with subarachnoid hemorrhage 2 or a cerebellopontine angle mass.
History and etymology
The finding is named after Vincent Alexander Bochdalek (1801-1883), the Czech anatomist who is most recognized for characterizing what is now known as the Bochdalek hernia 3.
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