Planum sphenoidale meningioma

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi



Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

There is a large well-defined extra-axial dural-based mass arising from the planum sphenoidale with adjacent hyperostosis. It is isointense to the cortical grey matter on T1/FLAIR, mildly high signal on T2 with intense and relatively homogeneous enhancement on postcontrast sequences. Mild surrounding edema with mass effect on the frontal horns and subfalcine herniation.

Normal appearance of the pituitary gland and optic chiasma.

Case Discussion

Typical MRI features of a planum sphenoidale meningioma

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Case information

rID: 78870
Published: 14th Jun 2020
Last edited: 15th Jun 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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