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Sphenoid wing meningioma

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi

Presentation

Frontal lobe disorder.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male
MRI

There is a broad-base extra-axial mass centered on the right sphenoid wing with a mass effect on the frontal lobe. It elicits an isosignal to the cortical grey matter on T1 and T2, slight high signal on FLAIR with vivid homogeneous enhancement on postcontrast sequences with a "dural tail sign".

Small vessel chronic ischemic changes of the white matter are noted,

Case Discussion

MRI features are most consistent with a sphenoid wing meningioma.

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Case information

rID: 86202
Published: 24th Jan 2021
Last edited: 24th Jan 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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