Acoustic schwannoma

Case contributed by Heba Abdelmonem
Diagnosis almost certain


Left hearing loss.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Left cerebellopontine mass with low signal on T1, high signal on T2 and FLAIR with avid enhancement on the post contrast study. It extends into the internal auditory canal (intracanalicular extension) and compresses the adjacent brain stem. It measures 22x28x18 mm. Normal signal and course of right 8th cranial nerve.


Case Discussion

Left Cerebellopontine angle mass with ice cream cone appearance in keeping with Acoustic schwannomas 

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