Tectal glioma

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Headache.

Patient Data

Age: Child
MRI

The tectal plate of the midbrain is expanded and demonstrates high T2 signal, consistent with a tectal plate glioma. The aqueduct is obstructed and marked hydrocephalus is present. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of a tectal plate glioma complicated by longstanding severe hydrocephalus. 

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Case information

rID: 5777
Published: 22nd Mar 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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