Suprasellar germ cell tumor with subarachnoid seeding: MRI and MR spectroscopy findings

Academic Article


  • A case of suprasellar germinoma with subarachnoid seeding is presented. Patient had a history of depression unresponsive to drug therapy and recently developed diabetes insipidus. MR imaging revealed a huge suprasellar mass, heterogenous in signal intensity due to cystic components. MR spectroscopy of the mass showed prominent lipid peak suggesting high malignant potential. © 2004 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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  • Clinical Imaging  Journal
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    Author List

  • Kendi TK; Çaglar S; Huvaj S; Bademci G; Kendi M; Alparslan S
  • Start Page

  • 404
  • End Page

  • 407
  • Volume

  • 28
  • Issue

  • 6