Epidermoid cyst - prepontine

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Adult
MRI

A small pre-pontine region of high DWI signal with intermediate ADC (similar to adjacent brain stem) is present which correlates to an area of near-CSF signal intensity on other sequences. Features are characteristic of an epidermoid cyst. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of a small prepontine epidermoid cyst.

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Case information

rID: 8915
Published: 9th Mar 2010
Last edited: 27th Apr 2018
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