Quadrigeminal plate cistern lipoma

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Possible seizures.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female

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
Published: 22nd May 2008
Last edited: 25th Aug 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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