Mega cisterna magna

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard


Vague headaches. Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


Selected images from an MRI demonstrate an incidental mega cisterna magna.

Case Discussion

The importance of al mega cisterna magna is primarily not to mistake it for other abnormalities. 

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.