Incidental Pineal Cyst on MRI Brain


Pineal cysts may be incidentally noted on MRI brain. A pineal cyst is called “incidental” if it does not produce any symptoms or signs. In a large series of >42,000 MRI brains, incidental pineal cysts were noted in 281 (0.67%) patients. About two-thirds of them were females. The mean size of incidental pineal cyst wasContinue reading “Incidental Pineal Cyst on MRI Brain”

Incidental Saccular Aneurysm in Brain


Aneurysms are incidentally detected when brain imaging is done for indications other than subarachnoid hemorrhage. The most common indication for brain MRI/MR Angiogram is stroke. It is also done in people who have a high risk of getting brain stroke in future (on account of risk factors and family history). In our case, a 45-yearContinue reading “Incidental Saccular Aneurysm in Brain”