Imaging Features of Extra Cranial Parapharyngeal Space Meningioma: Case Report
P, et al. Imaging Features of Extra Cranial Parapharyngeal Space Meningioma: Case Report,
Iran J Radiol.
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Parapharyngeal tumors are less common in clinical practice and are often difficult to diagnose upon clinical examination due to the anatomic complexity of the region. We report a rare case of extracranial parapharyngeal space meningioma presenting as a cervical mass with encasement of cranial nerves giving tram track appearance and features on various imaging modalities [Radiographs, Ultrasound, Computed tomography (CT) scan and Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)].
Implication for health policy/practice/research/medical education: Clinicians and radiologists should be aware of the unusual location of meningioma (extra cranial para pharyngeal) with carotid artery and cranial nerve encasement.
Please cite this paper as: Taori K, Kundaragi NG, Disawal A, Jathar C, Gaur PP, Rathod J, et al. Imaging Features of Extra Cranial Parapharyngeal Space Meningioma: Case Report. Iran J Radiol. 2011;8(3):176-81. DOI: 10.5812/kmp.iranjradiol.17351065.3132
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