Posterior petrous face meningiomas Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cranial Fossa, Posterior
  • Meningioma
  • Petrous Bone

abstract

  • Patients with large tumors emanating from the posterior fossa aspect of the temporal bone should be evaluated on the basis of their site of origin. Patients with tumors emanating from the anterior or ventral portion of the temporal bone have greater symptoms and greater operative complications than those emanating from the posterior petrous face, between the porus acousticus and sigmoid sinus.

publication date

  • April 2001

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1067/mhn.2001.113663

PubMed ID

  • 11283498

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 408

end page

  • 13

volume

  • 124

number

  • 4