Investig Magn Reson Imaging.  2018 Dec;22(4):249-253. 10.13104/imri.2018.22.4.249.

Craniopharyngioma with Intratumoral Hemorrhage and Superficial Siderosis

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Seoul Hospital, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. stpark@schmc.ac.kr

Abstract

Superficial siderosis of the central nervous system (CNS) is a progressive and debilitating neurological disease manifesting sensorineural hearing loss, cerebellar ataxia, and pyramidal tract signs. Chronic extravasation of blood into the subarachnoid space results in the accumulation of hemoglobin derivate in the subpial layer of the CNS, which is toxic to the neural tissues. Craniopharyngioma is a benign third ventricle tumor, which rarely presents with tumor bleeding. We report a rare case of superficial siderosis associated with craniopharyngioma with intratumoral hemorrhage in a patient with no history of prior trauma or CNS surgery.

Keyword

Superficial siderosis; Craniopharyngioma; Chronic subarachnoid hemorrhage; Magnetic resonance imaging
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