Cerebral cavernoma

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Headache.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female
MRI

An 11×9 mm circumscribed mulberry-like heterosignal lesion with a dark hemosiderin rim is noted in the left parietal region.

Case Discussion

Features on MRI are consistent with cerebral cavernous venous malformation, also known as cerebral cavernous hemangioma or cavernoma, which is a common cerebral vascular malformation.

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