MRI: Meningioma

MRI Classic Findings in Meningioma:

  • focal, extra-axial mass
  • dural-based, presence of dural tail
  • mottled appearance (highly vascular)
  • CSF cleft (high T2 signal for CSF, pial vessels, hypointense dura)
  • homogenous on CT/T1
  • T1 = hypointense; T2 = hyperintense
  • T2W / FLAIR shows brain edema

 

REFERENCE:

Dynamed.  “Meningioma.”  Accessed 08/10/2016.

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