Meningioma - bright on T2

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

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


Arising from the right side of the flax is a mass with slightly lower signal intensity than cortex on T1 weighted images and high T2 signal, only slightly less bright than CSF. Following administration of contrast, it enhances vividly. 

Case Discussion

The patient went on to have a resection. 


Sections show a meningioma displaying a sheeting pattern. Mitotic activity is not elevated. Areas of tumor necrosis are not seen. Macronucleoli are not evident.

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