Pachymeningeal enhancement


Clinical diagnosis of normal pressure hydrocephalus and posterior placement of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt catheter.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

MRI sequences showing a smooth meningeal thickening, dural enhacement and a minimal subdural collection bilaterally. A ventriculoperitoneal catheter is observed at the right side.

Case Discussion

The MRI findings can allow us to the diagnosis of a dural thickening secondary to an intracranial liquor hypotension.
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Case information

rID: 19929
Published: 23rd Oct 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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