Dermoid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky ALSALAM


A young male patient presented with frontal headache.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Case Discussion

CT scan of the brain was performed and showed a well defined extra-axial mass with fatty components and calcification centered over the cribriform plate.

MRI demonstrates essentially the same findings and presumed diagnosis of dermoid cyst was made.

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Case information

rID: 8673
Published: 22nd Feb 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Tag: brain
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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