Fatty falx cerebri

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem

Presentation

Right hemiparesis

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Multiple areas of fat signal are distributed within the falx represent an incidental fatty falx

Age related volume loss. No acute intracranial abnormality.

 

Case Discussion

Small intracranial lipomas isnot uncommon finding on brain imaging. In most cases they are incidental findings. 

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Case information

rID: 60688
Published: 30th May 2018
Last edited: 31st May 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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