Congenital Cholesteatoma in the PontocerebellarAngle

Authors: J. Kovaľ;  S. Krempaská;  M. Andrašovská;  I. Šulla
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika otorinolaryngológie a foniatrie LF UPJŠ a FNsP, Košice, prednosta doc. MUDr. J. Kovaľ, CSc. Neurochirurgická klinika LF UPJŠ a FNsP, Košice, prednosta prof. MUDr. I. Šulla, DrSc.
Published in: Otorinolaryng. a Foniat. /Prague/, , 2002, No. 1, pp. 50-53.


The authors present the case-history of a patient with congenital cholesteatoma inthe pontocerebellar angle. In the clinical picture predominated neuralgia of the trigeminal nerve.The lesion was extirpated by a translabyrinthine approach. The conclusion of the histologicalexamination was cholesteatoma. In the discussion the authors deal in more detail with the problemwith special emphasis on the clinical picture, importance of imaging methods - CT and NMR - andthe strategy of surgical treatment.

Key words:
epidermoid, congenital cholesteatoma in the pontocerebellar angle.

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Audiology Paediatric ENT ENT (Otorhinolaryngology)
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