Pineocytoma

Case contributed by Dr Sigmund Stuppner

Presentation

Dizziness and headaches.

Patient Data

Age: 57
Gender: Female
CT

Solid oval lesion in the pineal region. Pineal calcifications are dispersed peripherally. Hydrocephalus.

MRI

Solid pineal region mass which is T2/FLAIR isointense to brain parenchyma. Intense enhancement post IV gadolinium.

Case Discussion

After right frontal trepanation and infratentorial craniotomy, there are no more signs of hydrocephalus.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 46960
Case created: 26th Jul 2016
Last edited: 3rd Aug 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.