Neurofibromatosis type 2: bilateral acoustic neuromata

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

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Hearing loss.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female

Bilateral enhancing masses filling the internal acoustic canals, larger on the left. 

No mass-effect or midline shift. Ventricles are normal. No restricted diffusion.

Case Discussion

The patient has a known diagnosis of neurofibromatosis type 2 (and bilateral acoustic neuromas are pathognomonic of this), and underwent resection of theses masses confirming this. 

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Case Information

rID: 40060
Case created: 5th Oct 2015
Last edited: 14th Jan 2017
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