Imaging of the Jugular Foramen

  • Hervé Tanghe
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


This chapter discusses the jugular fossa with a description of the anatomy, a discussion of the radiological imaging techniques. The emphasis is on the various tumours that can be encountered. Thereafter less common pathologies are discussed. There is a separate paragraph on lesions of the jugular foramen in children.


Skull Base Vestibular Schwannoma Internal Auditory Canal Jugular Bulb External Otitis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section of Neuroradiology and ENT Radiology, Department of RadiologyErasmus Medical Centre, Erasmus University RotterdamRotterdamThe Netherlands

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