Neuroradiology

, Volume 35, Issue 4, pp 254–255 | Cite as

MRI detection of ruptured malignant teratoma in the third ventricle

  • Y. Kadota
  • M. Ito
  • A. Wachi
  • K. Sato
Diagnostic Neuroradiology (Brain)

Abstract

We describe a case in which CT and MRI showed evidence of intraventricular fat, which proved to have come from a ruptured malignant teratoma.

Key words

Third ventricle Teratoma Magnetic resonance imaging 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Kadota
    • 1
  • M. Ito
    • 1
  • A. Wachi
    • 1
  • K. Sato
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryJuntendo University, School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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