Mobile intracranial oily substances from a ruptured teratoma

Kimiaki Hashiguchi, Takanori Inamura, Shunji Nishio, Akira Nakamizo, Satoshi Inoha, Masashi Fukui

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A patient with a ruptured intracranial teratoma is presented. The distinctive imaging and neuroendoscopic findings of mobile fatty or oily globules in the subarachnoid or ventricular space are described. Fat suppression magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and MRI performed with the patient prone was helpful in distinguishing tumour tissue from floating oil.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)567-569
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Neuroscience
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Physiology (medical)


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