Brain stones - multiple

Case contributed by Dr Adesola Asaleye


Agitation with psychosis.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

 Multiple round lesions of dense pop-corn calcification are demonstrated in the left frontal and temporal lobes.

Case Discussion

CT findings reveal multifocal densely calcified brain lesions of the left frontal and temporal lobes. There is negative mass effect on the anterior horn of the left lateral ventricle. Extensive calvarial thickening is also demonstrated.

These features are suggestive of multifocal brain stones due to densely calcified cavernous venous malformations

This patient presented with agitation and psychosis of about 20-year duration.

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Case information

rID: 71828
Published: 29th Oct 2019
Last edited: 1st Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Radiology Department, Clinix Healthcare, Lagos, Nigeria.

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