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Case 13054

Intraconal schwannoma: a rare case

Author(s)
Melis M., Greco L., Castellani F., Ferrazzoli V., Croce G., Marsico S., Simonetti G.

Rome, Italy; Email:valentinaferrazzoli@hotmail.it
 
Patient
male, 66 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Ultrasound examination.

    US examination shows a retrobulbar isoechoic lesion.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    T1-weighted image.

    Axial T1-weighted MR image confirms the presence of a well circumscribed hypointense mass.

     
    Area of Interest: Eyes; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    T2-weighted image.
     

    In the axial T2-weighted MR image the lesion appears slightly hyperintense.

     
    Area of Interest: Eyes; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;

    The lesion appears slightly hyperintense in T2 Fat Suppressed images too.

     
    Area of Interest: Eyes; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Axial post-contrast T1-weighted image.

    Axial post-contrast T1-weighted image shows homogeneous enhancement of the mass.

     
    Area of Interest: Eyes; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
US examination shows a retrobulbar isoechoic lesion.
 
Axial T1-weighted MR image confirms the presence of a well circumscribed hypointense mass.
 
In the axial T2-weighted MR image the lesion appears slightly hyperintense.
 
The lesion appears slightly hyperintense in T2 Fat Suppressed images too.
 
Axial post-contrast T1-weighted image shows homogeneous enhancement of the mass.
 
 
 
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