Sphenoclival intraosseus lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem



Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

A T1 and T2 hyperintense lesion is seen within the sphenoclival bone on the left side. A notable suppression of its signal is demonstrated on FLAIR fat saturation sequences.

The rest of the study is unremarkable.

Case Discussion

Intraosseus lipomas are very rare entity, in patient with symptoms other differential as chordoma, fibrous dysplasia, inflammation, or intraosseous meningioma must be taken in consideration.

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Case information

rID: 63023
Published: 10th Sep 2018
Last edited: 12th Sep 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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