Cerebral cavernous malformation

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem

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Convulsions

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female
MRI

Left parietal small popcorn like lesion appearance with a rim of low signal due to hemosiderin, it measuring 10x9 mm. It displays high signal on T1 and central high signal with peripheral low signal rim on T2 sequences. It enhances faintly on post contrast images.

Case Discussion

Left parietal type II lesion according to Zabramski classification of cerebral cavernous malformations

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Case information

rID: 63899
Published: 23rd Oct 2018
Last edited: 27th Oct 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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