Brainstem glioma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard



Patient Data

Age: 2
Gender: Male

Marked expansion of the brainstem, appearing centred in the medulla, elevating the pons and effacing the fourth ventricle. It is relatively well circumscribed, low T1 and high T2 in signal with only patchy heterogeneous enhancement.

Case Discussion

Findings are consistent with a brainstem glioma.

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Case information

rID: 5672
Case created: 11th Mar 2009
Last edited: 8th Aug 2017
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