, Volume 34, Issue 5, pp 402–403 | Cite as

Pericallosal lipoma extending through the choroidal fissure: US/CT/MRI correlation

  • G. I. Melin
  • M. S. Keller
Diagnostic Neuroradiology


Choroid plexus lipomas (CPL) are known to be associated with pericallosal lipomas (lipomas of the corpus callosum — LCC). Twenty-six case have previously been reported. Approximately half of these lipomas are connected via the choroidal fissure (LCC-CPL); this connection is almost always bilateral. We present an unusual unilaterally connected LCC-CPL in a neonate.

Key words

Lipoma Choroidal fissure Corpus callosum Neonate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. I. Melin
    • 1
  • M. S. Keller
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic ImagingYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA

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