October 2019 — Neuropathology -Case 1

A 52-year-old woman presents with progressive numbness involving the right side of her face and tongue, diplopia, swallowing difficulty, and gait instability. She has an avidly enhancing extra-axial mass in the right cerebellopontine angle.

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Case presentation for October Pathways Case Studies
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Amy Swanson, M.D.
Fellow, Anatomic Pathology/Neuropathology
Mayo Clinic
Aditya Raghunathan, M.D., M.P.H.
Consultant, Anatomic Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
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