Calcified teflon granuloma

Case contributed by Dr Wen Jak Ma


81 year old male was being investigated for left trochlear palsy after trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 81
Gender: Male

Elongated calcifed mass along right tentorium incisura.


Mass is T2 hypointense, shows heterogeneous enhancement and susceptibility artefact. It is on superior aspect of right trigeminal nerve.

Case Discussion

Patient had trigeminal microvascular decompression 16 years ago. This is a calcified teflon granuloma, probably of no clinical significance in this patient.

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Case information

rID: 36541
Published: 29th Apr 2015
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
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