Acoustic schwannoma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Right sided hearing loss.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
MRI

MRI demonstrates characteristic features of a large, and cystic acoustic schwannoma, with an enhancing mass extending into the acoustic canal and indenting the brain-stem. 

Case Discussion

This lesion was resected, and schwannoma confirmed pathologically. 

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Case information

rID: 7738
Case created: 24th Nov 2009
Last edited: 28th Aug 2015
Tags: iac, cn viii
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