Meningioma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Incidental finding in a middle aged adult.

MRI

Parietal meningioma demonstrating textbook imaging characteristics:

  • isointense to grey matter on both T1 and T2 weighted images
  • bright homogenous contrast enhancement
  • restricted diffusion
  • CSF cleft sign (on T2 weighted images)

Case Discussion

Although histology is not available in this case, it is statistically extremely likely (99%+) that this represents a meningioma. There are not unusual features to suggest an uncommon histological variant or an alternative diagnosis.

 

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Case information

rID: 10246
Published: 25th Jul 2010
Last edited: 4th Jul 2018
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