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March 2013

Patient Data: 72 year old female

Clinical Info: The patient had recently been seen in another hospital for a mass in the ear


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Longitudinal image of the jugular vein with a well defined vascularized tumor mass descending brom the base of the skull. There is still flow in the jugular vein


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Longitudinal image of the distal margin of the intraluminal mass


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Transverse image of the intraluminal mass


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Transverse color doppler image of the mass showing that the mass is vascularized


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Another transverse image of the tumor in the jugular vein next to the carotid artery


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Longitudinal color doppler image showing flow in the mass


48729-2232544_20120907__0008.swf video of the jugular vein in transverse plane

It proved that the patient was treated elswhere for a glomus tumor The descending well defined tumor mass in the jugular vein till halfway the jugular vein proved to be a glomus jugulare tumor

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