Capillary telangiectasia

Case contributed by Dr Yume Kohno


Incidental finding.

  • Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

There is an area of signal abnormality in the anterior aspect of the pons, which crosses the midline and is not associated with any mass effect. It is slightly hyperintense on T2 weighted images, and isointense on T1. Following administration of contrast it demonstrates an ill-defined blush of contrast. Susceptibility weighted imaging demonstrate signal drop out. 

Case Discussion

The location of the lesion and appearances are consistent with an albeit large capillary telangiectasia

The patient has been followed up and remains well. 

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