Acoustic schwannoma

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Right sided hearing loss.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

MRI demonstrates characteristic features of a large, and cystic acoustic schwannoma, with an enhancing mass extending into the acoustic canal and indenting the brain-stem. 

Case Discussion

This lesion was resected, and schwannoma confirmed pathologically. 

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Case information

rID: 7738
Published: 24th Nov 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Tag: iac, cn viii
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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