PET-CT Visualization of Intracranial Lipomas

Yavor Enchev, Ara Kaprelyan, Pavel Bochev, Elitsa Encheva, Borislav Chaushev, Bogomil Iliev, Alexandra Tzoukeva
2015 Scripta Scientifica Medica  
Intracranial lipomas are rare lesions, infrequently indicated for neurosurgical treatment due to their benign course and significant surgery-related complications rate. The aim of this study was to collect, describe and analyze the patients with intracranial lipomas verified by PET-CT and reported in the literature up to date. The literature search was performed through Pub Med using the combination of the terms intracranial lipomas, CT, MRI and PET-CT. The thorough review of the relevant
more » ... did not find even one case with PET-CT images of intracranial lipomas. The first two personal illustrative cases were demonstrated by our report. The value of PET-CT in the primary and differential diagnosis of intracranial lipomas was analyzed, in comparison with CT, MRI and PET-MRI.
doi:10.14748/ssm.v47i2.1063 fatcat:2kudlfndb5d4biuiow2xbwxlu4