Quadrigeminal plate lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Incidental finding on a routine MRI scan for headaches.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

MRI brain - single image

T1 hyperintense lesion at the right tectal (quadrigeminal plate), typical of a lipoma.

Case Discussion

Intracranial lipomas can essentially be seen anywhere in the CSF space. They are easily identified on CT and MRI provided one remembers to think of them. 

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Case information

rID: 13975
Published: 5th Jun 2011
Last edited: 12th Oct 2015
Tag: lipoma, cns, mri
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