Cerebellopontine angle primary diffuse large B cell (non-Hodgkins) lymphoma mimicking an acoustic schwannoma

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  • Mads F. Kjølby
  • K Müller, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • Martin Schumacher, University of Freiburg, Germany
We report a rare case with a man who presented himself with hypacusis, vertigo and insecure gait. MRI revealed a tumor in the left cerebellopontine angle extending into the internal auditory canal. The tumor, preoperatively diagnosed as an acoustic schwannoma, was a large anaplastic B cell non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Although rare, the non-Hodgkins lymphoma should be included in the differential diagnoses of tumors in the cerebellopontine angle.
Udgivelsesdato: December
Original languageEnglish
JournalEuropean Journal of Radiology Extra
Volume60
Issue3
Pages (from-to)93-96
Number of pages4
ISSN1571-4675
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

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