Cerebellar haemangioblastoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

26 years old man with a history of progressive headaches.

Patient Data

Age: 26
Gender: Male

MRI Brain

Modality: MRI

There is a mid-line solid cerebellar mass compressing the 4th ventricle posteriorly and promoting hydrocephalus. The mas show vivid contrast enhancement and small flow voids on T2. 

Case Discussion

The patient was submitted to total surgical removal that confirms the diagnosis of haemangioblastoma. 8 months after the surgery, a control MRI exams showed signs of relapse.

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Case Information

rID: 12557
Case created: 16th Dec 2010
Last edited: 25th Mar 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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