The only complaint was headache. Neurological examination including fundoscopy was normal.
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Hydrocephalus transependymal CSF transition in cerebral parenchyma adjacent to both lateral ventricles. A solid component shows heterogeneous contrast enhancement in the left lateral wall adjacent to the defined cystic lesion which arises from the suprasellar region. The most likely diagnosis was felt to be a craniopharyngioma.
The patient was operated shortly after the examination confirming the diagnosis of craniopharyngioma and returned to daily life without sequelae
- Childhood Craniopharyngioma Treatment (PDQ®) Health Professional Version PDQ Pediatric Treatment Editorial Board. Published online: September 28, 2017.
- Topographic Diagnosis of Craniopharyngiomas: The Accuracy of MRI Findings Observed on Conventional T1 and T2 Images R. Prieto, J.M. Pascual and L. Barrios American Journal of Neuroradiology September 2017, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3174/ajnr.A5361