EURORAD ESR

Case 16299

Jugular foramen schwannoma: an incidental finding after a TBI

Author(s)
Veiga Canuto, Diana; Carreres Polo, Joan.

Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe, Radiology; Fernando Abril Martorell 106 46026 Valencia, Spain; Email:dianaveigac@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 53 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Cervical spine CT
     

    Cervical spine CT. Axial and coronal bone algorithm images at the level of the jugular foramen and jugular tubercle reveal a smooth left jugular foramen enlargement with right hypoglossal canal expansion without bone...

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Neuroradiology peripheral nerve; Neuroradiology spine; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Cervical spine CT. Axial and coronal bone algorithm images at the level of the jugular foramen and jugular tubercle reveal a smooth left jugular foramen enlargement with right hypoglossal canal expansion without bone...

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Neuroradiology peripheral nerve; Neuroradiology spine; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Cervical spine CT
     

    Cervical spine CT. Axial and sagital soft tissue algorithm images at the level of the jugular foramen show the extension of the hypodense mass to the left carotid space.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Neuroradiology peripheral nerve; Neuroradiology spine; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Cervical spine CT. Axial and sagital soft tissue algorithm images at the level of the jugular foramen show the extension of the hypodense mass to the left carotid space.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Neuroradiology peripheral nerve; Neuroradiology spine; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    MRI
     

    Sagital T2-weighted MR imaging demonstrates the extension to the left carotid space.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Axial T2-weighted MR imaging demonstrates hyperintense marked lesion in the left jugular foramen.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Axial T2-weighted MR imaging demonstrates hyperintense marked lesion in the left jugular foramen that extends to the left hypoglossal canal.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    MRI
     

    Axial precontrast T1-weighted MR imaging reveals the tumour in the left hypoglossal canal.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Axial postcontrast T1-weighted MR imaging reveals the tumour in the left hypoglossal canal with peripheral enhancement and intratumoral cystic components.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    MRI

    Axial FIESTA (Fast Imaging Employing Steady-state Acquisition) shows extension of the lesion to the lower cranial nerves.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
Cervical spine CT. Axial and coronal bone algorithm images at the level of the jugular foramen and jugular tubercle reveal a smooth left jugular foramen enlargement with right hypoglossal canal expansion without bone destruction.
 
Cervical spine CT. Axial and coronal bone algorithm images at the level of the jugular foramen and jugular tubercle reveal a smooth left jugular foramen enlargement with right hypoglossal canal expansion without bone destruction.
 
Cervical spine CT. Axial and sagital soft tissue algorithm images at the level of the jugular foramen show the extension of the hypodense mass to the left carotid space.
 
Cervical spine CT. Axial and sagital soft tissue algorithm images at the level of the jugular foramen show the extension of the hypodense mass to the left carotid space.
 
Sagital T2-weighted MR imaging demonstrates the extension to the left carotid space.
 
Axial T2-weighted MR imaging demonstrates hyperintense marked lesion in the left jugular foramen.
 
Axial T2-weighted MR imaging demonstrates hyperintense marked lesion in the left jugular foramen that extends to the left hypoglossal canal.
 
Axial precontrast T1-weighted MR imaging reveals the tumour in the left hypoglossal canal.
 
Axial postcontrast T1-weighted MR imaging reveals the tumour in the left hypoglossal canal with peripheral enhancement and intratumoral cystic components.
 
Axial FIESTA (Fast Imaging Employing Steady-state Acquisition) shows extension of the lesion to the lower cranial nerves.
 
 
 
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