Ventricular CSF pulsation artifact

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

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Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

MRI Brain

Modality: MRI

FLAIR image delineating a left intraventricular high signal nodule corresponding to a ventricular CSF pulsation artifact. This artifact was not present on the other sequences (not shown). 

Modality: Annotated image

FLAIR image delineating a left intraventricular high signal nodule corresponding to a ventricular CSF pulsation artifact (yellow arrow). This artifact was not present on the other sequences (not shown). 

Case Discussion

It is important to be aware about the FLAIR ventricular CSF pulsation artifact as it can lead to false-negative or false-positive interpretations of ventricular abnormalities.

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Case Information

rID: 37774
Case created: 22nd Jun 2015
Last edited: 1st Sep 2015
Tag: rmh
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