Intravestibular lipoma

Intravestibular lipomas are rare congenital fatty masses located in the vestibule of the inner ear

Patients usually present with sensorineural hearing loss

Their pathogenesis is thought to be the same as that of other intracranial lipomas.

Associations

The high signal on T1 weighted sequences lends itself to the differential diagnosis of:

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Article Information

rID: 6329
Section: Pathology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Intravestibular lipoma
  • Intravestibular lipomas
  • Intra vestibular lipoma

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