Cerebral cavernous haemangioma

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia


Headache and seizures.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years old
Gender: Male

A left frontal pop-corn like 2.5 X 2 cm mass lesion is seen eliciting hyperintense T1 and T2 signal compatible with met Hb with thick hypointense coat in all pulse sequences, more apparent on T2, and significant blooming in GRE sequences compatible with haemosidrin.

No perilesional oedema or significant mass effect.

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of a large left frontal cavernous haemangioma. 

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Case information

rID: 22902
Case created: 2nd May 2013
Last edited: 21st Feb 2016
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