Neurofibroma of the vagus nerve

Case contributed by Dr Mohammed Alshammari


Right neck pain.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Right sided neck rodlike low attenuating mass lesion identified at carotid space following the course of right vagus nerve up to the jugular foramen with no bony destruction identified.

The mass demonstrates faint enhancement at the center.

There are few scattered non-enlarged cervical lymph nodes.

Case Discussion

The lesion was excised and confirmed to be a neurofibroma.

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Case information

rID: 16563
Published: 28th Jan 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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