CASE 54: MRI Brain

40F headache

Findings reveal a dumb bell shaped tumor at the left cerebello pontine angle, enhancing with a cystic component on the left, extending beyond the Meckel's cave

Diagnosis

Trigeminal Nerve Schwannoma

RAD PEARLS

usually present in middle age, typically the 3rdto 4thdecades

Association with NF 2

T1 Hypo T2 hyper, cystic component, enhancement are the MR features with high signal on DWI