Germinoma - intracranial

Case contributed by Dr Vinay Shah

Presentation

seizures, visual disturbance.

Patient Data

Age: 9 years
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

Suprasellar and pineal intensely enhancing lesions.  

Small enhancing lesions also seen in the frontal horn of lateral ventricles. 

Case Discussion

These findings represents germinoma (suprasellar and pineal region). 

The other differential diagnosis is glioma. 

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Case Information

rID: 20388
Case created: 16th Nov 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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