TABLE 1:

MR Characteristics of five patients with incidental finding of an ecchordosis physaliphora

Patient/Sex/Age (y)Size (mm)FormSignal Intensity Compared with BrainContrast EnhancementT2 Signal-Intensity Changes at ClivusStalk Visible
T1T2
1/M/716 × 5 × 13Oval to lobulatedLowHighNoYesYes
2/M/385 × 4 × 5RoundLowHighNoNoNo
3/M/746 × 5 × 5RoundLowHighNoYesYes
4/F/554 × 3 × 5OvalLowHighNoYesNo
5/M/103 × 2 × 2OvalLowHighNoYesYes