Cerebral cavernous malfomation

Case contributed by Dr Muhammad

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Seizures

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
MRI

Multilobulated abnormal signal intensity lesion in the left parietal lobe involving grey as well as white matter, showing mixed signal intensity on T2-weighted images with hypointense haemosiderin rim.  It shows characteristic "popcorn" appearance, measures approximately 3.2 x 1.3 cm in transverse and AP dimensions respectively. No surrounding oedema/mass effect. No hydrocephalus or midline shift.

CT

Focal high attenuation area identified in the posterior region of left frontal lobe.

Case Discussion

Findings in keeping with a cavernoma.

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Case information

rID: 19191
Case created: 15th Aug 2012
Last edited: 26th May 2016
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