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Meningioma - Frontal  Parafalcine - Case 3

A 58 year-old woman presented with an unstable gait. On exam, she had spasticity and increased reflexes in both lower extremities.

Note then Dark Signal of Calcium on T2     Note the Gadolinium Enhancement

(Left) Coronal MRI Scan T2; (Right) Coronal T1-weighted with gadolinium. On the T2, note that the there is a lesion arising from the falx which is hypointense - this is calcium in the meningioma. On the T1 scan with gadolinium, note that the lesion enhances. 

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