Cerebellopontine angle lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Abdullah Aksan


Progressively hearing loss and humming for one year.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years old
Gender: Female

There is sharp-bordered, formless extra-axial lesion at right cerebellopontine angle. Lesion has similar signal intensity with fat tissue in all sequences - T1 and T2 hyperintensity with loss of signal on fat suppression sequence. 

Case Discussion

Cerebellopontine angle lipomas accounted for 10% of intracranial lipomas, and like all other lipomas, demonstrate fat-like signal on all MRI sequences.

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Case information

rID: 46414
Published: 16th Jul 2016
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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