Cavernoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

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Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female
CT

A heterogeneous region of signal increase is seen in the left temporal lobe. 

MRI

In the left temporal lobe is a lesion with surrounding low T2* signal and heterogeneous internal signal. Features are characteristic of a cavernous malformation (cavernoma). 

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Case information

rID: 18324
Published: 29th Jun 2012
Last edited: 26th Feb 2018
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