A Case of Cavernous Hemangioma with Acute Visual Disturbance Yoshifumi HIRATA 1 , Yasuhiko MATSUKADO 1 , Akinobu FUKUMURA 2 1Department of Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University Medical School 2Division of Neurosurgery, Shimonoseki Kohsei Hospital Keyword: Cavernous hemangioma , Visual disturbance , Hemorrhage , CT pp.201-206
Published Date 1982/2/10
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1436201472
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The authors report a case of parasellar cavernous heman-gioma having grown to the suprasellar region within 3 year'speriod and showing acute visual disturbance caused byintratumoral hemorrhage. A 44-year-old woman, who hadexperienced spontaneous intracerebral hematoma in theleft inferior frontal lobe 3 years ago and then obtained goodrecovery in the post-operative period had suddenly develop-ed decreased visual acuity of the left eye without otherneurological deficit.

CT scan revealed an irregular mass lesion in the chiasmalregion, which had a crown-like high density area over thesuprasellar low density.

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