Pineal cyst

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Incidental finding in a young patient.

MRI

Pineal cyst demonstrating very thin regular peripheral enhancement. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of a pineal cyst. Unless large, unusual in appearance or symptomatic there is little to be gained by following up every pineal cyst one encounters during routine imaging.  

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Case information

rID: 10247
Published: 25th Jul 2010
Last edited: 19th Mar 2018
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