Intracranial tuberculoma

Case contributed by Dr Aneesh km

Presentation

Headache, blurring of vision.

Patient Data

Age: 54 years
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

A well defined T1 isointense and central T2 hypointense signal round lesion in the ventral pons with high amount of surrounding edema. Edema is seen extending along left cerebral and middle cerebellar peduncle .

Multivoxel spectroscopy showed lipid-lactate metabolite peaking and decreased NAA and choline peaks.

No evidence of diffusion restriction.

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Case Information

rID: 17244
Case created: 29th Mar 2012
Last edited: 23rd May 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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