Epidermoid cyst (cerebellopontine angle)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
MRI

MR Brain

Characteristic appearance of an epidermoid cyst in the cerebellopontine angle. The lesion has similar signal intensity to CSF on both T1 and T2 weighted sequences, but is 'dirty' on FLAIR. The diagnosis is confirmed on DWI which demonstrates very bright signal. 

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Case information

rID: 9772
Case created: 23rd May 2010
Last edited: 11th Sep 2017
Tag: cpa
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