Cerebellar haemangioblastoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

A 45 year old male presented with headache, gait ataxia and vomiting for more than 3 months.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male
MRI
DSA (angiography)

Case Discussion

Brain MRI was performed and showed a cerebellar vermis cystic lesion with enhancing superficial nodule. Serpiginous flow voids within and adjacent to the nodule are seen. The features are highly consistent with capillary hemangioblastoma.

Angiography study at the setting of embolization are shown which show enlarged feeding arteries and dilated draining veins, with a dense tumour blush centrally.

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Case information

rID: 8876
Case created: 7th Mar 2010
Last edited: 28th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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