Meningioma - planum sphenoidale

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Visual loss.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

MRI brain.

A sizeable extra-axial mass is located on the planum sphenoidale and involves the pituitary fossa. A prominent dural tail is present anteriorly and laterally. In encases both ACA and ICA without significant stenosis. The mass also elevates the optic chiasm particularly on the left. 

Case Discussion

Typical features of a planum sphenoidale meningioma which was confirmed on resection. 

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Case information

rID: 7789
Case created: 7th Dec 2009
Last edited: 10th Jan 2016
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