Epidermoid cyst - cerebellopontine angle

Case contributed by Dr David Little


Non-specific disequilibrium with abnormal sensation in left side of head. No vertigo.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Left CPA lesion

Left cerebellopointine angle mass which is high signal on T2, low signal on T1 and demonstrates restricted diffusion on DWI

Case Discussion

Intracranial epidermoid cysts are relatively common congenital lesions which account for about 1% of all intracranial tumours. 

Please, refer to cerebellopontine angle masses for a broad differential diagnosis. 

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Case information

rID: 33739
Case created: 22nd Jan 2015
Last edited: 26th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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