Cerebral cavernous malfomation

Case contributed by Dr Muhammad



Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

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 hemosiderin rim.  It shows characteristic "popcorn" appearance, measures approximately 3.2 x 1.3 cm in transverse and AP dimensions respectively. No surrounding edema/mass effect. No hydrocephalus or midline shift.


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
Published: 15th Aug 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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