Ice cream cone sign (vestibular schwannoma)

The ice cream cone sign refers to the appearance of a medium-sized (1.5 to 3.0 cm) vestibular schwannoma. The intracanalicular component represents the cone  and the cerebellopontine angle (CPA) (cisternal) component representing the ice cream ball.

See also

Inspired signs

Article information

rID: 6900
System: Head & Neck
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Ice-cream cone sign
  • Icecream cone sign

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: ice cream cone (photo)
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  • Case 1: acoustic schwannoma
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  • Case 2
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  • Case 3
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