Superficial siderosis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Middle aged patient presenting with bilateral sensorineural hearing loss.

Modality: MRI

Gradient echo axial imaging through the brain demonstrates extensive low signal regions lining the surface of the brain. This is most easily seen over the superior aspect of the cerebellum. The low signal regions also demonstrate blooming, consistent with susceptibility artefact from hemosiderin. 

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with superficial siderosis

PlayAdd to Share

Case Information

rID: 10477
Case created: 16th Aug 2010
Last edited: 18th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.