Cervical schwannoma

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Neck pain.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
CT

Large mass centred on the right C1/2 neural exit foramen with associated foraminal widening and bony erosion. 

MRI

Large mass centred on the right C1/2 neural exit foramen with associated foraminal widening and bony erosion. The mass has a "dumb bell" morphology and is isointense to brain on T1WI and T2WI with vivid post contrast enhancement. The spinal cord is displaced and compressed to the left. 

Case Discussion

The patient went on to surgical resection, and schwannoma was confirmed as the diagnosis on histopathology. 

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Case information

rID: 57979
Published: 3rd Mar 2018
Last edited: 4th Mar 2018
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