Haemangioblastoma

Case contributed by Dr John Bui

Presentation

45 year old female presents with headache

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

CT brain with and without contrast

Modality: CT
A low attenuating posterior fossa mass with enhancing peripheral nodule.

MRI brain with contrast

Modality: MRI
Confirms the solitary cystic posterior fossa mass with avidly enhancing peripheral nodule. No restricted diffusion.

Case Discussion

The case shows the classic location and imaging features of a haemangioblastoma - a pilocystic astrocytoma can give a similar appearance, but is usually found in younger patients.
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Case Information

rID: 47359
Case created: 13th Aug 2016
Last edited: 13th Aug 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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