Lhermitte-Duclos disease

Case contributed by Nick Tarasov
Diagnosis certain


Non-specific headaches

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

MRI Brain


The left cerebellar hemisphere hypertrophy with the characteristic tigroid appearance with mass-effect on cerebellar tonsils, protruding into the foramen magnum causing mild occlusive hydrocephalus

T2-shine through effect is seen on DWI, there is no diffusion restriction

The right maxillary sinus mucosal thickening

Case Discussion

Characteristics findings of Lhermitte-Duclos disease.

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