Pericallosal lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Heba Mohamed

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Patient Data

Age: 33
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Abnormal curvilinear fat density at the region of the corpus callosum

Case Discussion

Pericallosal lipomas (PCLps) are classified into anterior and posterior groups indicating their location in relation to the corpus callosum. The Anterior PCLps are tubulonodular, more than 10 mm and may be associated with other congenital intracranial anomalies. Posterior PCLps are long, thin, and less than 10 mm and are usually seen around the splenium. 

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Case Information

rID: 52462
Case created: 8th Apr 2017
Last edited: 12th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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