Extracranial meningioma of the parapharyngeal space: Report of a case and review of the literature

C. Shetty, K. R. Avinash, Ajit Auluck, M. Mupparapu

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Parapharyngeal tumours are frequently encountered 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 meningioma of the parapharyngeal space in a patient with no history of von Recklinghausen's disease, family history of meningioma or central neurofibromatosis (NF-2). The purpose of this report is to reiterate and emphasize the role of CT and MRI in the diagnosis of parapharyngeal masses, and to describe the characteristic radiological features of extracranial meningiomas.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)117-120
Number of pages4
JournalDentomaxillofacial Radiology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-02-2007
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Dentistry(all)
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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