Intracranial lipoma (quadrigeminal plate)

Case contributed by Dr G Balachandran


Chronic headache

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Female

CT brain

NECT showed a well defined, midline, hypodense lesion, measuring 2 cm diameter, in the region of quadrigeminal plate cistern. The lesion had a CT value of ( - 139 HU) indicating fat component. There was evidence of obstructive hydrocephalus.

Case Discussion

Features are typical of an intracranial lipoma. 

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Case information

rID: 5696
Published: 15th Mar 2009
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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