Meningioma: "burnt out"

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Adult
CT

Heavily calcified extra-axial mass in the right middle cranial fossa is consistent of a heavily calcified "burnt out" meningioma. 

MRI

Extra-axial mass is of low signal on all sequences with only slight surrounding enhancement. 

Case Discussion

Features are typical and characteristic of a heavily calcified burnt out meningioma

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Case information

rID: 7250
Case created: 23rd Sep 2009
Last edited: 7th Jan 2016
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