Tectal plate glioma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Headaches and vomiting.

Patient Data

Age: Child
Gender: Male
MRI

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: 4th Sep 2017
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