Pericallosal lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Erik Ranschaert


Young man with vague increasing fatigue and headaches

Patient Data

Age: 27 years
Gender: Male

MRI Brain

Elongated structure at the inferior edge of interhemispheric fissure displaying bright signal on T1 and T2 with low signal on T2 GRE is consistent with fat. The splenium of the corpus callosum is hypoplastic. 

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates fairly typical features of a curvilinear pericallosal lipoma, almost certainly an incidental finding in this clinical setting. 

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Case information

rID: 12528
Published: 12th Dec 2010
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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