Choroid plexus calcification through the foramina of Luschka

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking



Patient Data

Age: 75-80 years
Gender: Female

Bilateral linear calcification in the 4th ventricle extending laterally though the foramina of Luschka, represent choroid plexus calcification. This can mimic interventricular haemorrhage.

Marked choroid plexus calcification in the lateral ventricles.

No acute infarct. Old bilateral insular ischaemic changes.

Case Discussion

The choroid plexus can protrude out the 4th ventricle through the foramina of Luschka and when calcified is termed Bochdalek's flower basket, mimicking SAH.

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Case information

rID: 35219
Case created: 27th Mar 2015
Last edited: 15th Aug 2017
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