Brainstem glioma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Bulbar palsy.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Marked expansion of the brainstem, appearing centered 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
Published: 11th Mar 2009
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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