Arachnoid cyst - middle cranial fossa

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Incidental finding on imaging.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Male

Left extra-axial middle cranial fossa cyst which expands the middle cranial fossa and displaces the temporal lobe posteriorly.

There is no restricted diffusion, no solid component, and no enhancement. 

Case Discussion

Features are characteristic of an arachnoid cyst. 

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Case information

rID: 71723
Published: 19th Oct 2019
Last edited: 20th Oct 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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