Cavernous haemangioma

Case contributed by Dr J Yeung
MRI
CT

Case Discussion

Cavenous hemangioma contain sinusoidal vascular spaces with slow flow in vascular channels. There is no intervening neural tissue. MRI usually show a mulberry-shaped lesion with a mixture of signal intensity due to area of methemoglobin, slow blood flow, calcification and thrombosis. Presence of hemosiderin is well demonstrated as blooming on gradient echo.

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Case information

rID: 14908
Case created: 4th Sep 2011
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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