Petroclinoid ligaments calcifications

Case contributed by Bruno Di Muzio
Diagnosis certain

Presentation

Head trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

CT Brain (selected images)

ct

Axial CT scan shows no trauma-related abnormalities. Incidental petroclinoid ligaments calcification is commonly seen in this age group. 

Case Discussion

Petroclinoid ligaments calcifications are common age-related degeneration sites and usually have laminar or mildly nodular patterns.

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