Acoustic Neuroma


MRI Brain revealed a well defined, lobulated, heterogenous, multicystic mass lesion in the right cerebello pontine angle extending into the jugular foramen on the right side with mass effect and obstructive hydrocephalous. A right retro mastoid sub occipital craniectomy & microsurgical tumour decompression was done. Part of the tumor extending into jugular foramen was left behind as it was closely adherent to  lower cranial nerves. Neurilemmoma was confirmed on histology.

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  • 09 Jul 2008 15:29

    Sumer, thanks for your cases, very interesting all of them.
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  • 09 Jul 2008 15:30

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