Haemangioblastoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

26 years old man with a history of progressive headaches.

Patient Data

Age: 26 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 tumour recurrence after resection. 

Case Discussion

The patient was submitted to total surgical removal that confirmed the diagnosis of haemangioblastoma. Eight months after the surgery, a control MRI exams showed signs of relapse.

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Case information

rID: 12557
Case created: 16th Dec 2010
Last edited: 25th Jul 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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