Epidermoid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Headache and recurrent vomiting

Patient Data

Age: 32 years old
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

An irregular shape extra axial mass was seen at the right cerebellopontine angle exhibiting low T1, bright T2 signal intensity with diffusion restriction on DWI and mild mass effect upon the adjacent right middle cerebellar peduncle.

Case Discussion

MRI findings are highly characteristic of intracranial epidermoid cyst.

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Case Information

rID: 40381
Case created: 19th Oct 2015
Last edited: 19th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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