Petrous apex cephalocoele

Case contributed by Dr Ayush Goel

Presentation

Sent to rule out CP angle mass.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Homogenously low density area in bilateral petrous apices

Modality: MRI

Bilateral petrous apices show fluid intensity area (completely supressed on FLAIR) with continuation to the meckel's cave.

Also note empty sella (a frequent association).

Case Discussion

Imaging features are consistent with bilateral petrous apex cephalocoeles.

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Case Information

rID: 28274
Case created: 18th Mar 2014
Last edited: 14th Mar 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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