Journal of Hong Kong College of Radiologists

Volume 4 Number 4, 2001
Abstract

Cervicothoracic Intradural Lipoma: Features on Magnetic Resonance Imaging

WWM Lam, NMC So
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong

Intraspinal intradural lipomas are rare congenital tumours. This case report describes a patient with an intramedullary cervicothoracic lipoma, demonstrated on magnetic resonance imaging and treated by subtotal resection and laminectomy. The clinical and pathological features of the case are discussed. (J HK Coll Radiol 2001;4:281-283)

Key Words: Lipoma, Magnetic resonance imaging, Spine


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