Lesion of the Temporal Bone Pyramid
J. Kovaľ; S. Krempaská; P. Gál; M. Andrašovská
Klinika otorinolaryngológie a foniatrie LF UPJŠ a FNsP Košice, prednosta doc. MUDr. J. Kovaľ CSc.
Otorinolaryng. a Foniat. /Prague/, , 2002, No. 1, pp. 17-24.
The authors analyze five patients with different affections of the pyramid of the temporalbone - plasmocytoma, cholesteatoma, schwannoma of the VIIth and IXth nerve and glomus jugularetumour. The symptoms persisted for 3 months to 15 years before establishment of the diagnosis.Impaired hearing, vertigo headache and lesions of the of the facial nerve predominated. For thediagnosis CT and NMR were the most important imaging methods. Except one patient all the otherswere treated by surgery - two patients by a transotic approach, one by a translabyrinthine and oneby an intratemporal approach „A“. The authors emphasize the importance of imaging techniquesfor early detection of pyramidal lesions which may be manifested by a minimal symptomatology.
lesions of the pyramidal apex, surgery.
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