Supratentorial pilocystic astrocytoma

Case contributed by Dr Ashutosh Gandhi


Bilateral papilloedema and blurring of vision

Patient Data

Age: 16 yrs
Gender: Female

Large multiloculated cystic lesion within the left temporo parietal region with ill defined heterogeneous enhancing solid components within the lesion at left high parietal region, causing effacement of left lateral and third ventricle with mid line shift towards right side and resultant dilatation of both temporal horns and right lateral ventricle. Mild periventricular CSF ooze seen.  

Case Discussion

This case shows a relatively atypical supratentorial presentation of pilocytic astrocytoma.

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Case information

rID: 20492
Published: 22nd Nov 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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