Convexity cystic meningioma

Case contributed by Dr Mostafa Mahmoud El Feky


convulsions, headache

Patient Data

Age: 61
Gender: Male

Large extra-axial mass with a broad dural base at the right temproparietal region . It is homogeneous and well circumscribed.

It is isoointense to grey matter in T1, hyperintense in T2 & FLAIR.

It exerts mass effect in the form of compressing underlying brain parenchyma, right lateral ventricle and midline shift to the right side & compression upon the right crus of mid-brain.

It is associated with adjacent component (trapped CSF) that shows free diffusion.

Considered type IV cystic meningioma.

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Case information

rID: 42198
Case created: 10th Jan 2016
Last edited: 7th Mar 2017
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