Intracranial dermoid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Erik Ranschaert


Presents with transient ischemic attack symptoms.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years


A hypoattenuated lesion in the base of the right frontal lobes with negative Hounsfield values.


MRI BRAIN (selected images)

A mass is seen in the right frontal lob with it's base on the roof of the sphenoid sinus. This mass is hyperintense in T1 and FLAIR.

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Case information

rID: 12529
Published: 12th Dec 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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