Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Blurred vision.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

There is a suprasellar cystic mass with peripheral calcification. Normal size and configuration of the ventricular system.


The cystic component appears well-defined of high signal intensity on T1WI, T2WI, and FLAIR with a thin peripheral rim of enhancement. No solid component is seen. A mass effect is noted on the optic chiasma which is displaced mainly to the right. The floor of the 3rd ventricle is slightly elevated with no ventricular dilatation.

Case Discussion

CT and MRI features suggestive of craniopharyngioma.

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Case information

rID: 67449
Published: 6th Apr 2019
Last edited: 7th Apr 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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