Tectal plate metastasis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Headache and nausea, worse in the mornings and on stooping.

Patient Data

Age: Elderly
Gender: Female

A cystic mass with peripheral enhancement expands the quadrigeminal plate and is causing obstructive hydrocephalus.

Case Discussion

This elderly woman with known metastatic breast cancer developed headaches and symptoms of raised ICP.

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Case information

rID: 5194
Case created: 16th Dec 2008
Last edited: 3rd Feb 2018
Tag: mets
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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