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 hemorrhage.

Marked choroid plexus calcification in the lateral ventricles.

No acute infarct. Old bilateral insular ischemic 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
Published: 24th Jun 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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