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Vestibular schwannoma

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Al Khateeb


A young female patient with new onset tinnitus. Occasional headaches were also reported.

Patient Data

Age: 32-year-old
Gender: Female

MRI with Gd

A well defined extra-axial mass arising from the intercanalicular portion of the right IAM smoothly fungating into the right CPA. The lesion shows hypointense T1 signal and isointense T2 signal. Avid enhancement followed contrast administration, with areas of internal non-enhancing cystic changes.


Case Discussion

This cases has strong radiologic features of a vestibular schwannoma, the most common CPA tumor.

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Case information

rID: 43278
Published: 3rd Mar 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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