Tectal glioma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


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Patient Data

Age: Child
Gender: Male

The superior and ventral part of the quadrigeminal plate is expanded and of high T2 signal. This small mass obstructs the aqueduct resulting in obstructive hydrocephalus. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of a tectal plate glioma complicated by hydrocephalus. 

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Case information

rID: 8306
Case created: 22nd Jan 2010
Last edited: 25th Mar 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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