Cervical extramedullary mass: histology unknown
Complaining of both upper and lower limbs.
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There is well defined extra medullary hyperintense signal intensity lesion seen on the T2W images in the spinal canal from cervico-medullary junction to C2 vertebral level on left side. The lesion is seen involving the spinal canal, left C1-C2 neural foramina and extending out side the neural foramina at left paravertebral region . The lesion causes compression and right lateral displacement over the cervical spinal cord. There is enlargement of the left C1-C2 neural foramina. The lesion measures approx. 3.0 (SI) x 2.1 (AP) x 4.0 (TR) cm in size.
Hyperintense signal is seen on the T2W images in the spinal cord at C2 vertebral level, may represent cord edema / gliosis.
Small hyperintense signal lesion seen on the STIR images in the right paravertebral region adjacent to D1-D2, D2-D3 neural foramina.
These findings represent extramedullary neoplastic lesions like nerve sheath tumor (e.g. neurofibroma/schwannoma).
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