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Cerebral cavernous venous malformation

Case contributed by Dr Marlon Garcia H



Patient Data

Age: 3 years
Gender: Female

Within the right frontal lobule, a lesion with profound signal loss due to hemosiderin is noted and a "popcorn appearance", characteristic of a cavernous malformation (cavernoma). 

Annotated image

Popcorn sign

The appearances of a cavernoma have been likened to a popcorn kernel. 

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Case information

rID: 54063
Published: 21st Jun 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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