Case Report
Volume 12 Issue 8 - 2020
Parasellar Dermoid Cyst: A Rare Cause of Spontaneous Intracranial Haemorrhage
S Allioui1*, S Sninate1, J El Fenni1, M A Essaoudi2 and M Abdellaoui1
1Department of Radiology, Military Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morrocco
2Department of Anatomy Pathology, Military Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco
*Corresponding Author: S Allioui, Department of Radiology, Military Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morrocco.
Received: May 19, 2020; Published: July 08, 2020


In this article, we report a 47 years old female patient with a parasailer dermoid cyst and intracranial haemorrhage, which were found incidentally on neuroimaging after seizure. The haemorrhage was detected as hypertension the initial cranial computed tomography (CT). Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed the fat content of the mass, which was hyperintense on T1WI and T2WI. The Angio MR demonstrates close reports with Willis circle arteries, which might be responsible for the intracranial haemorrhage. Intracranial haemorrhage caused by dermoid cyst is a complication which could be fatal. Its diagnosis is based on cranial MRI and CT.

Keywords: Intracranial Haemorrhage; Dermoid Cyst; CT; MRI


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Citation: S Allioui., et al. “Parasellar Dermoid Cyst: A Rare Cause of Spontaneous Intracranial Haemorrhage”. EC Neurology 12.8 (2020): 12-16.

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