Central neurocytoma

Case contributed by Dr Nick Tarasov


Headaches, vertigo.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

The huge calcified intraventricular mass located in the right lateral ventricle, foramen of Monro, 3rd ventricle, suprasellar cistern, aqueduct, upper part of the 4th ventricle with a slight inhomogenous contrast enhancement, no hyperperfusion

Prominent occlusive triventricular hydrocephalus, no transependymal edema

Increased sella turcica depicts long-term neoplasm process.

Case Discussion

A calcified lesion involving 3 ventricles and suprasellar cistern leading to hydrocephalus could be rather a central neurocytoma due to the typical foramen of Monro location.

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Case information

rID: 56690
Published: 14th Dec 2017
Last edited: 14th Dec 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: USMU

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