Gorlin-Goltz syndrome

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Routine examination of Gorlin-Goltz syndrome - medulloblastoma in childhood.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

CT Brain


There is bilamellar calcification of falx cerebri and tentorium cerebellum.

Post surgical changes in posterior fossa and small calcifications in the basal nuclei.

Hygroma in the left hemisphere is also observed.

Case Discussion

Gorlin's syndrome is transmitted as an autosomal dominant syndrome having high penetrance, but with variable expressivity, such that not all findings are present in each patient

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