Quadrigeminal plate lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Headache.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Male

MRI brain

Modality: MRI

Centered on the left quadrigeminal plate is a mass lesion that has high T1 and T2 signal and has low signal on fat-suppressed imaging. There is no assocaited ventriculomegaly or corpus callosal abnormality. Features are those of a quadrigeminal plate lipoma.

Case Discussion

Intracranial lipomas are usually an incidental asymptomatic finding, their importance stemming mainly from the fact that they should not be confused with other pathology. 

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Case Information

rID: 23346
Case created: 8th Jun 2013
Last edited: 2nd Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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