Pineal cyst

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Headaches for assessment.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Cystic lesion in the pineal region demonstrates no nodular enhancement. It mildly compresses the superior colliculus without hydrocephalus. 

Case Discussion

Incidental pineal cysts are common, and should only be followed up if large or atypical. 

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Case information

rID: 9326
Published: 5th Apr 2010
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: pineal
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