Chordoma - clivus

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 8 years
Gender: Female

MRI brain

Large retroclival prepontine mass infiltrating the posterior aspect of the clivus and compressing the brain stem posteriorly. It is hypointense in T1, markedly hyperintense in T2 and shows minimal enhancement post contrast.

Case Discussion

This lesion was resected and confirmed to be a chordoma

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Case information

rID: 7880
Published: 20th Dec 2009
Last edited: 22nd Mar 2020
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