Subependymoma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Incidental finding on CT brain. Further imaging.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Well circumscribed lesion in the 4th ventricle, isointense to cerebellum on T1 and hyperintense on T2. No associated oedema. No enhancement (not shown). 

This patient went on to have a craniotomy and excision of the lesion, confirming the diagnosis of a subependymoma histologically. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of a subependymoma in the classic location. 

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Case information

rID: 9011
Case created: 13th Mar 2010
Last edited: 15th Jan 2017
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