Midbrain cavernous haemangioma

Case contributed by Dr Mahomed A. Osman

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Recurrent episodes of diplopia.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Cavernoma in the left midbrain, showing a typical 'popcorn ball' shape with a surrounding rim of signal loss. The lesion is heterogenously hyperintense on T1 and T2 weighted sequences.

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of a mid brain cavernoma. 

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Case Information

rID: 23931
Case created: 18th Jul 2013
Last edited: 4th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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