Quadrigeminal cistern lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Screening for cognitive impairment.

Patient Data

Age: 89
Gender: Female

CT Brain

A well-defined mass in the quadrigeminal plate cistern with fat attenuation. There is also a left lacunar infarction.

Case Discussion

Quadrigeminal cistern lipomas make up approximately 25% of intracranial lipomas and are located within the quadrigeminal cistern.


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Case information

rID: 26317
Published: 12th Dec 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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