Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Visual symptoms.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

MRI brain

Large vividly enhancing mass centred on the tentorium has large tortuous vessels over the surface and traversing the tumour. It is highly lobulated. It effaces the 4th ventricle and aqueduct and results in obstructive hydrocephalus. 

Case Discussion

The patient went on to have a craniotomy and resection of this highly vascular mass. Histology confirmed the diagnosis of hemangiopericytoma. 

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Case information

rID: 7796
Published: 7th Dec 2009
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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