Brainstem glioma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Known previously treated brainstem glioma

Patient Data

Age: Child
CT

Selected pre and post-contrast CT demonstrating a mass involving the pons and cerebellum with areas of contrast enhancement. 

MRI

Selected images from an MRI of a child with a known treated brainstem glioma demonstrating extensive heterogeneous enhancement and mass effect of a centrally necrotic mass consistent with progression to a higher grade. Note the marked fatty replacement of marrow of the base of skull and C1 and C2 consistent with prior radiotherapy. 

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Case information

rID: 6524
Published: 7th Jul 2009
Last edited: 4th May 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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