Internal Acoustic Meatus Trumpeting

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A trumpeted internal acoustic meatus is an indirect sign of an acoustic schwannoma and is useful in helping differentiating between this and other cerebellopontine angle entities, especially from a meningioma which typically does not extend into the meatus.

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Reference:
1. Robert I. Grossman – Neuroradiology: The Requisites

Credit: Dr Frank Gaillard