Intraventricular meningioma

Case contributed by Dr Mustafa Takesh


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Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Selected MRI images showing an avidly enhancing lobulated intraventricular mass centered in the atrium of the left lateral ventricle with obstructive hydrocephalus of the temporal horn. There are scattered foci of blooming in keeping with calcifications.


Post-operative scan

Selected MRI images demonstrating expected postoperative changes after recent resection of left ventricular mass.

Case Discussion

Classic radiological features and location of intraventricular meningioma. We notice scattered foci of blooming in keeping with calcification, which occurs more frequently than in extra-axial meningiomas. The diagnosis was histologically proven (meningioma grade I).

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Case information

rID: 79318
Published: 4th Jul 2020
Last edited: 8th Jul 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: McGill University

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