A 45-Year-Old Woman With an Incidental Finding on MRI


A healthy 45-year-old woman undergoes an MRI for persistent headaches. The headaches resolve with conservative management. However, there is an incidental finding on the MRI of a homogeneously enhancing mass in the right jugular foramen.

What is your diagnosis?

A. Brain metastasis
B. Glioblastoma multiforme
C. Ninth nerve schwannoma
D. Eighth nerve schwannoma