Pontine glioma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Headache, vomiting and choking

Patient Data

Age: 25 years old
Gender: Female

Irregular ill defined pontine lesion eccenteric to the right side and surrounded by perifocal edema. The mass is slightly hypo in T1, hyper in T2 and FLAIR with marginal enhancement after contrast administration.

Diagnosis: High grade pontine glioma (pathologically proven)

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Case information

rID: 22741
Published: 20th Apr 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: brain, pons
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