Facial nerve palsy secondary to a dural cavernous angioma of the middle cranial fossa eroding the tegmen tympani

E. Pozzati, G. Giuliani, R. Ferracini, G. Gaist

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Abstract

A patient with a dural cavernous angioma of the middle cranial fossa eroding the tegmen tympani and causing an isolated palsy of the facial nerve is presented. The rarity of this lesion is stressed, as are the peculiar clinical findings and the magnetic resonance imaging.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)245-247
Number of pages3
JournalNeurosurgery
Volume23
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery

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