Quadrigeminal plate cistern lipoma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Possible seizures.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female
MRI

MRI brain

MRI demonstrates a mass in the quadrigeminal plate cistern with very high T1 and T2 signal which demonstrates fat saturation and chemical shift artefact, confirming that the mass is composed of fat, and as such represents a quadrigeminal cistern lipoma. 

Case Discussion

Incidental finding of a quadrigeminal plate cistern lipoma, exerting positive mass effect on the underlying cerebellum.

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Case information

rID: 3543
Case created: 22nd May 2008
Last edited: 30th Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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