CASE 72: MRI BRAIN

DIAGNOSIS

Hypo T1 Hyper T2, extra axial frontal cystic lesion is seen with effaced sulci and mass effect

DIAGNOSIS

ARACHNOID CYST

RADPEARLS

Arachnoid cysts are benign, congenital, intraarachnoidal space-occupying lesions

do not communicate with the ventricular system

Most arachnoid cysts are supratentorial

CT/ MRI usually can easily diagnose this condition from other differentials

FURTHER READING - article by Dr Ann Osborn