Foramen magnum meningioma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam
MRI

At the foramen magnum anteriorly , there is an extra-axial mass with low signal intensity on T1 weighted images and mildly  hyperintense on T2/FLAIR weighted images. The mass reveals homogeneous enhancement on post-contrast injection with dural tail. There is significant mass effect and compression of the medullo-cervical region posteriorly .No hydrocephalus is seen.

Case Discussion

A young male with history of  headache and neck pain.
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rID: 7747
Case created: 29th Nov 2009
Last edited: 11th Jan 2016
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