Intracranial epidermoid cyst with hemorrhage: MR imaging findings

Chia Yuan Chen, J. S. Wong, Shu Chiang Hsieh, Jan-Show Chu, Wing P. Chan

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Abstract

We present a case of a 28-year-old woman with a cerebellopontine angle and prepontine cistern epidermoid cyst with unusual signal intensity. She presented with cranial nerve neuropathy and unsteady gait. MR imaging showed a tumor mass with central area of hemorrhage and a focal area of heterogeneous signal intensity with spotty enhancement, which correlated histologically to old blood in a cystic lumen and granulation of a cystic wall, with a large area of hemorrhage and mild vascularity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)427-429
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume27
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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