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Table 1 Summary of clinical and radiological features of intraventricular solitary fibrous tumors reported in the literature

From: Fourth ventricular solitary fibrous tumor: a case report and review of the literature

Reference Age/sex Location Size (greatest dimension) Imaging features Follow-up
Clarençon et al. [2] 32/F Fourth ventricle 2.5cm MRI: hypointense T1; heterogeneous- hypointense T2; post-contrast enhancement NA
Cummings et al. [3] 52/M Fourth ventricle NA MRI: homogeneous post-contrast enhancement Autopsy
Gessi et al. [4] 63/F Fourth ventricle 2cm MRI: isointense T1; partial post-contrast enhancement NA
Kim et al. [5] 49/F Fourth ventricle NA MRI: dense post-contrast enhancement No recurrence after one year
Montano et al. [6] 61/M Fourth ventricle NA MRI: hypointense T1; iso-hypointense T2; marked post-contrast enhancement No recurrence after two years
Sawauchi et al. [7] 57/M Fourth ventricle NA MRI: low intensity T1; homogeneous post-contrast enhancement NA
Tihan et al. [1]* NA Lateral ventricle NA MRI: low density T1; post-contrast enhancement NA
Clarençon et al. [9] 44/F Right lateral ventricle 4.0cm MRI: hypointense T1; hyperintense T2; thin peripheral enhancement of multiple confluent cysts post-contrast NA
Liao et al. [10] NA Right lateral ventricle NA NA NA
Mekni et al. [11] 40/M Right lateral ventricle 3.5cm NA No recurrence after three years
Surendrababu et al. [12] 55/F Left lateral ventricle 5.0cm NA No recurrence after one year
Vassal et al. [13] 60/F Left lateral ventricle 5.0cm MRI: lobulated mass; homogeneous post-contrast enhancement No recurrence after two years
Wright et al. [14] 11/F Right lateral ventricle NA NA NA
Koçak et al. [15] 63/M Third ventricle 2.5cm MRI: isointense T1 and T2; significant post-contrast enhancement No recurrence after three and a half years
Kinfe et al. [16] 75/F Foramen of Monro 2.5cm CT: Hypointense tumor at the foramina of Monro; homogeneous post-contrast enhancement No recurrence after one year
Teranishi et al. [17] 61/M Falx cerebri, extended to bilateral lateral ventricles and the third ventricle NA MRI: isointense T1; iso-hyperintense T2; heterogeneous post-contrast enhancement NA
Present case 52/M Fourth ventricle 4.5cm Iso-hypointense T1; heterogeneous T2; homogeneous post-contrast enhancement No recurrence after one year
  1. *Two cases.
  2. NA = not available.
  3. MRI=magnetic resonance imaging.