Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam



Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

A large right-sided hemorrhagic lesion is present without abnormal enhancement of abnormal vessels. Perilesional edema is noted. Associated mass effect is mild.


Rounded lesion has extensive hemosiderin staining and surrounding edema. Features are those of a cavernoma

Case Discussion

Features are fairly typical of a large cavernous venous abnormality (a.k.a. cavernoma) and edema would be expected to regress. Unfortunately no follow up is available. 

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Case information

rID: 12629
Published: 26th Dec 2010
Last edited: 22nd Dec 2020
Tag: brain
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