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.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Clinical Neurology
- Physiology (medical)