Central neurocytoma

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


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Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

There is a lobulated intraventricular mass expanding the body of the left lateral ventricle extending to the 3rd ventricle through the ipsilateral foramen of Monro. It appears isodense to the cortical grey matter, containing foci of calcification as well as cystic areas with heterogeneous enhancement on postcontrast images.

Case Discussion

CT features are suggestive of a central neurocytoma.


Additional contributor; R. Bouguelaa, MD

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Case information

rID: 69663
Published: 18th Jul 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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