Cavernoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

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Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
CT

A large right-sided hemorrhagic lesion is present without abnormal enhancement of abnormal vessels. 

MRI

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 (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: 20th Sep 2018
Tag: brain
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