Central neurocytoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam

Presentation

Headache

Patient Data

Age: 17 years
Gender: Female
CT

There is a large mass in the body of the left lateral ventricle, displacing the septum pellucidum and obstructing the outflow of the ventricles, with resultant obstructive hydrocephalus. The mass is heterogeneous in density. 

MRI

MRI demonstrates a large mass in the body of the left lateral ventricle, displacing the septum pellucidum and obstructing the outflow of the ventricles, with resultant obstructive hydrocephalus

The mass is heterogeneous in density and signal, with patchy enhancement. 

Case Discussion

The mass was excised and pathologically proven to be a central neurocytoma.

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Case information

rID: 10306
Published: 2nd Aug 2010
Last edited: 6th May 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included