Gorlin-Goltz syndrome

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Routine examination of control of Gorlin-Goltz syndrome, surgical medulloblastoma in childhood antecedent.

Patient Data

Age: 24
Gender: Female

CT Brain

Unenhanced brain computed tomography scan shows bilamellar calcification of falx cerebri and tentorium cerebellum.

Post surgical changes in posterior fossa and small calcifications in the basal nuclei.

Hygroma in the left hemisphere is also observed.

Case Discussion

Gorlin's syndrome is transmitted as an autosomal dominant syndrome having high penetrance, but with variable expressivity, such that not all findings are present in each patient

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Case information

rID: 26913
Published: 14th Jan 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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