Pontine glioma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou


Headache, vomiting and choking

Patient Data

Age: 25 years old
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

Irregular ill defined pontine lesion eccenteric to the right side and surrounded by perifocal oedema. 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
Case created: 20th Apr 2013
Last edited: 26th Jan 2016
Tags: brain, pons
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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