Pineocytoma

Case contributed by Dr Elshan Abdullayev

Presentation

Dizziness and headache. No history of trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Solid lesion with small cystic component in pineal region. Lesion is isointense to grey matter on T1WI and hyperintense on T2WI/FLAIR and shows homogeneous contrast enhancement.
Resultant hydrocephalus with marked FLAIR hyperintensity around lateral ventricles due to transependymal edema.

Case Discussion

These MRI findings are suggestive of pineocytoma.

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