Third ventricular epidermoid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem



Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female

An expansive third ventricular lesion with, isointense on T1-weighted image and hyperintense on T2-weighted images with restricted diffusion. It measures 29x39 mm. No abnormally enhanced component. Dilatation of the supratentorial ventricular system of the brain.

Case Discussion

Third ventricular non enhancing cystic lesion with restricted diffusion and subsequent hydrocephalic changes may suggest 3rd ventricular Epidermoid cyst

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Case information

rID: 65716
Published: 20th Jan 2019
Last edited: 22nd Jan 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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