Cerebral cavernous malformation

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem

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Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male
MRI

Right basal ganglia popcorn” or "berry" like lesion appearance with a rim of signal loss due to hemosiderin, measures 43x33 mm. It displays generalized high signal with central low signal on T2 images and generalized iso signal with central low signal on T1WI and enhances on post contrast. A minimal mass effect is demonstrated upon the right frontal horn.

Case Discussion

Findings are consistent with cerebral Cavernoma

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Case information

rID: 66420
Published: 19th Feb 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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