Hemangioblastoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

A 25-years-old man with a history of progressive headaches.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
MRI

MRI Brain

There is a mid-line solid cerebellar mass compressing the 4th ventricle posteriorly and causing hydrocephalus. The mas show vivid contrast enhancement and small flow voids on T2. 

MRI

MRI Brain (8 months post resection)

Follow up showing residual/recurrent tumor after resection. 

Case Discussion

The diagnosis was confirmed as hemangioblastoma. Eight months after the surgery, a control MRI exams showed signs of relapse.

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Case information

rID: 12557
Published: 16th Dec 2010
Last edited: 5th May 2018
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