EURORAD ESR

Case 11542

A very probable case of dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum: MRI Findings

Author(s)
Maschio Vittorio, Zizzi Nicola, Parlati Antonello, Maschio Carlo, Aiello Rachele, Vaiti Vincenzo, Calzatini Daniela

Via Cesare Sinopoli 55
88100 Catanzaro (CZ),
Italy;
Email:vmaschio@sirm.org
 
Patient
female, 33 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial FLAIR, FSE T2W, coronal STIR

    'Tiger-striped' appearance (red arrow)

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    DWI and SE T1W with contrast

    Bright signal on DWI (green arrow). No contrast enhancement (yellow arrow)

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coronal STIR and sagittal T2W

    Tonsillar herniation (white arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    MR spectroscopy (PROBE-PRESS)

    Reduced levels of metabolites

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR-Spectroscopy; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
'Tiger-striped' appearance (red arrow)
 
Bright signal on DWI (green arrow). No contrast enhancement (yellow arrow)
 
Tonsillar herniation (white arrow).
 
Reduced levels of metabolites
 
 
 
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