Subependymoma of the left frontal horn

Case contributed by Dr Sigmund Stuppner

Presentation

Headache.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

The CT examination shows an inhomogeneous mass in the left frontal horn.

In the lumen of left frontal horn there is a prevalent T2 hyperintense lesion, without any adjacent edema. No evidence of enhancement after gadolinium.

Case Discussion

Subependymomas are benign tumours ( WHO grade I) which are slow growing. They are non-invasive.

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Case information

rID: 43149
Case created: 25th Feb 2016
Last edited: 26th Feb 2016
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