Periventricular leucomalacia - frontal arachnoid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


History of prematurity.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Male

There is an extra-axial cystic structure of CSF signal on all sequences anterior to the left frontal lobe with thinning of the adjacent frontal bone.

Areas of FLAIR, and T2 hyperintensity of the posterior periventricular white matter containing small cystic formations with thinning of the white matter, and moderate dilatation of the lateral ventricles.




Case Discussion

Case of periventricular leucomalacia with a frontal arachnoid cyst (incidental finding).


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Case information

rID: 69410
Published: 14th Jul 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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