Aqueductal stenosis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

MRI brain - single image

Midline sagittal T1 weighted image demonstrates marked hydrocephalus, with upward bowing and thinning of the corpus callosum, fenestration of the septum pellucidum and ballooning out of the third ventricular recesses. The superior part of the aqueduct is funnelled, whereas the distal part is stenosed. 

Case Discussion

This single image demonstrates characteristic appearances of aqueductal stenosis. 

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Case information

rID: 15736
Published: 5th Nov 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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