Quadrigeminal cistern lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

A fat density mass (confirmed on ROI measurement) is located in the left side of the quadrigeminal plate cistern, consistent with a lipoma.

Case Discussion

Intracranial lipomas, are often incidental and completely asymptomatic. Sometimes they are associated with congenital malformations (not in this case) such as corpus callosal dysgenesis. 

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Case information

rID: 10117
Published: 30th Jun 2010
Last edited: 17th Oct 2015
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