Pineal cyst complicated by haemorrhage
Temporal frontal headache and photophobia.
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Pineal cyst demonstrating a blood sedimentation level, consistent with prior haemorrhage. No internal enhancement is seen.
The pineal cyst has a thin wall which does not enhance.
No significant mass effect on the cerebral aqueduct.
No suprasellar mass or pituitary enlargement. .
Pineal cyst complicated by haemorrhage.
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This pineal cyst has been followed up for 4 years, the result of the follow-up showed no features of an underlying pineal gland tumour and no further evidence of recurrent haemorrhage.
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