Cholesterol granuloma

Case contributed by Dr Amr Farouk


Presenting with galactorrhea.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Lobulated mass in the left petrous apex has high T1 & T2 signal.

Pituitary gland right focal contour convexity of the superior border just encroaching on the supra sellar cistern with a deviation of the pituitary stalk to the left side suggesting a pituitary adenoma. 

Case Discussion

Typical imaging findings of a left petrous apex cholesterol granuloma.

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Case information

rID: 54532
Published: 13th Jul 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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