Intracranial cavernoma

Case contributed by Dr Utkarsh Kabra

Presentation

Behavioural abnormality

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
MRI

Heterogeneous hemorrhagic lesion, demonstrating a 'popcorn' or 'berry' appearance, containing central hyperintense areas with well defined regular hypointense hemosiderin rim at periphery in the right frontal lobe.

Small prominent draining vascular channel in the right frontal region draining into a cortical vein.

Another prominent vascular channel is seen extending from left parietal region upto subependymal surface.

Case Discussion

Heterogeneous hemorrhagic lesion, demonstrating a 'popcorn' or 'berry' appearance, containing central hyperintense areas with well defined regular hypointense hemosiderin rim at the periphery of the right frontal lobe in keeping with a cavernoma

Small prominent draining vascular channel in right frontal region draining into a cortical vein consistent with a develomental venous anomaly.

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Case information

rID: 69939
Published: 27th Jul 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Getwell Poly Clinic & Hospital

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