Calcified convexity meningioma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Headache and confusion

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

Left calvarial durally based mass with low signal in T1, high signal in T2 and FLAIR with central focus of low signal likely calcification. Mild enhancement in post contrast study and diffusion restriction in DWI except the calcific focus.

Case Discussion

Due to frequent high cellularity, meningiomas often demonstrate high signal on DWI. ADC map (not present here) showed low signal denoted true water molecular movement  restriction.

 

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Case Information

rID: 22946
Case created: 6th May 2013
Last edited: 21st Feb 2016
Tag: brain
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