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Case Reports in Radiology
Volume 2014, Article ID 371969, 4 pages
Case Report

Cystic Meningioma Simulating Arachnoid Cyst: Report of an Unusual Case

1Fundación Científica del Sur, Hipólito Yrigoyen 8680, Lomas de Zamora, B1832BQS Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 Clínica IMA, Adrogue, B1846DSK Buenos Aires, Argentina
3 LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport, LA 71103, USA

Received 20 February 2014; Accepted 13 June 2014; Published 26 June 2014

Academic Editor: Akira Matsuno

Copyright © 2014 Docampo Jorge et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The purpose of this paper is to show an unusual case of meningioma simulating arachnoid cyst on CT scan and MRI, diagnosed in a 63-year-old woman evaluated for headache and vision disorders. The meningioma shown is predominantly cystic with a small mural nodule enhancing after gadolinium and exhibiting diffusion restriction. Cystic portion of the tumor is hypodense on CT, and evidences fluid signal intensity on T1- and T2-weighted MR imaging.