Sinus pericranii

Case contributed by Dr Hanisalam

Presentation

Scalp lump in the midline. Soft and compressible. Present since birth.

Patient Data

Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

Soft tissue scalp mass with associated flow voids in vascular structures and connection with the dural venous sinuses.

Case Discussion

The scalp mass is clearly demonstrated on the MRI. It is a soft tissue mass that contains vessels that demonstrate flow void on T2 weighted sequences and enhance following contrast.

Features here are of sinus pericranii, an extra-cranial venous malformation that results from abnormal transosseous venous connections.

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Case Information

rID: 7712
Case created: 20th Nov 2009
Last edited: 26th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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