The enhancing septal/alveal wedge: A septal sign of intraaxial mass

E. J. Russell*, T. P. Naidich

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Wedge-like thickening and enhancement of the septum pellucidum or alveus of hippocampus nearly always signifies direct invasion of the septum (or alveus) by an intraaxial mass. Benign, extraaxial juxtaseptal masses rarely exhibit such change.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-40
Number of pages8
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 1982


  • Brain neoplasms, diagnosis
  • Computed tomography
  • Corpus callosum, neoplasm
  • Fornix
  • Hippocampus
  • Meninges, neoplasm
  • Septum pellucidum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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