Sphenoid ridge meningioma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Headache and blurring of vision

Patient Data

Age: 45 years old
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

Left sphenoidal wing extra axial durally based mass. It indents the medial aspect of the left temporal lobe and left lateral aspect of the pons and encroaches upon the left inferior orbital fissure resulting in mild left proptosis. It exhibits iso signal in T1, bright signal in T2 and FLAIR and intense homogeneous enhancement after post contrast study with typical dural tail sign.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of a sphenoid ridge meningioma with with extension into the cavernous sinus and pituitary fossa. 

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Case Information

rID: 22716
Case created: 18th Apr 2013
Last edited: 21st Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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