Central neurocytoma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: young adult
MRI

 MRI of the brain of a young adult demonstrates a large heterogeneous intraventricular mass, mostly in the midline and right body of lateral ventricle. There is significant dilatation of the lateral ventricles (hydrocephalus) without transependymal oedema. 

The mass contains areas of cystic change, moderately restricts on DWI and demonstrates heterogeneous contrast enhancement. 

Case Discussion

Features are fairly typical of a large central neurocytoma, which was histologically confirmed when resected. 

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Case information

rID: 4002
Case created: 8th Jul 2008
Last edited: 10th Jun 2016
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