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Localized mastoiditis simulating a facial nerve schwannoma on MRI

  • L. Vlahos (a1), J. Yiotakis (a1), A. Gouliamos (a1), G. Kotoulas (a1) and G. Adamopoulos (a1)...

Abstract

A case of a single inflamed mastoid air cell is described. This was initially interpreted as a facial nerve schwannoma on MRI examination. Careful evaluation of the signal characteristics and additional findings from the high resolution CT examination helped to establish the correct diagnosis.

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Dr L. Vlahos, Department of Radiology, University of Athens, Areteion Hospital, 76 Vas. Sophias Avenue, GR-115 28 Athens, Greece.

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Localized mastoiditis simulating a facial nerve schwannoma on MRI

  • L. Vlahos (a1), J. Yiotakis (a1), A. Gouliamos (a1), G. Kotoulas (a1) and G. Adamopoulos (a1)...

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