From the case: Germinoma


CT brain

Axial non-contrast
Modality: CT (non-contrast)

- “ This case illustrates fairly typical appearances of a germinoma with involvement of both the pineal region and the floor of the third ventricle / ...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Masses arising from the foramen of Monro (differential) - “ The differential diagnosis of masses arising from the foramen of Monro can be approached depending on the age of the patient. Paediatric choroid...”
  • Intracranial tumours with calcification - “ A variety of intracranial tumours exhibit different forms of calcification. Some lesions commonly show calcification while in some tumours, calcif...”
  • Pineal germinoma - “ Pineal germinomas are the most common tumour of the pineal region accounting for ~50% of all tumours, and the majority (~80%) of intracranial germ...”
  • Germinoma - “ The term germinoma usually refers to a tumour of the brain (WHO Classification of CNS tumours), but can also refer to similar tumours of the ovary...”

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