Schwannoma of the parapharyngeal space
Dysphagia and sense of incomplete swallowing and abnormal barium swallow
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A rounded, regular, well defined, encapsulated soft tissue mass is seen at the left parapharyngeal space. it compresses the pharyngeal air column and displaces the carotid vessels/jugular vein laterally. It exhibits low T1, bright T2/STIR signal with patchy moderate enhancement after contrast administration.
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The patient underwent surgical resection and the lesions was removed and the pathological report proved schwannoma of the parapharyngeal space