March 2013

Vascularized mass in the lumen of the jugular vein

Clinical Info

The patient had recently been seen in another hospital for a mass in the ear.

Ultrasound Images & Clips

vascularized mass in the jugular vein

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
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
Longitudinal image of the distal margin of the intraluminal mass
Longitudinal image of the distal margin of the intraluminal mass
Transverse image of the intraluminal mass
Transverse image of the intraluminal mass
Transverse color doppler image of the mass showing that the mass is vascularized
Transverse color doppler image of the mass showing that the mass is vascularized
Another transverse image of the tumor in the jugular vein next to the carotid artery
Another transverse image of the tumor in the jugular vein next to the carotid artery
Longitudinal color doppler image showing flow in the mass
Longitudinal color doppler image showing flow in the mass
video of the jugular vein in transverse plane

Conclusion

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.


Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 72

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System