MR appearance of interpeduncular lipoma

S. K. Venkatesh, R. V. Phadke, S. Kumar, U. K. Mishra

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Interpeduncular lipoma (IPL) is a very rare benign intracranial lesion. Non-invasive diagnosis of this condition is important, as these lesions are usually asymptomatic and are found incidentally. We describe a rare case of IPL in a 35-year-old woman presenting with headache of long duration and a recent increase in severity and frequency of headache. There was no neurological abnormality on clinical examination. MR imaging demonstrated a homogeneous lobulated T1-hyperintense and T2-hypointense lesion in interpeduncular fossa. A T1-weighted fat suppression sequence with chemical shift method confirmed the fatty nature of the lesion. The patient was managed conservatively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-41
Number of pages3
JournalSingapore Medical Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003


  • Interpeduncular lipoma
  • MRI

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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