Parapharyngeal space schwanomma :MRI
The parapharyngeal space is often described to be a deep potential neck space shaped as an inverted pyramid. The base of the pyramid is at the skull base, and the apex is at the greater cornu of the hyoid bone. Clinically, the parapharyngeal space should be considered in two compartments: pre-styloid compartment and poststyloid compartment. This patient showed well-defined, iso- to hyper-intense mass with heterogenous areas of enhancement in the left parapharyngeal space in the poststyloid compartment, displacing the major vessels and compressing the oropharyngeal airway.Of all the parapharyngeal space tumor...
Source: Sumer's Radiology Site - March 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Authors: Sumer Sethi Source Type: blogs

LITFL Review 240
Welcome to the 240th LITFL Review! Your regular and reliable source for the highest highlights, sneakiest sneak peeks and loudest shout-outs from the webbed world of emergency medicine and critical care. Each week the LITFL team casts the spotlight on the blogosphere’s best and brightest and deliver a bite-sized chuck of FOAM. The Most Fair Dinkum Ripper Beauts of the Week TheResusRoom site just launched with great new podcasts on sepsis, CXR in trauma, PCI following ROSC and many more. For those more textually inclined there are paper summaries and guidelines to whet your appetite. [CC] Iain Beardsell’s &ldq...
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - July 17, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marjorie Lazoff, MD Tags: Education LITFL review Source Type: blogs