We present a rare and interesting case of a cerebellopontine angle cyst containing ectopic choroid plexus tissue in a 26 year-old female. Surgical resection was performed, and histological examination confirmed the presence of choroid plexus in the cyst wall. This is the first reported case of ectopic choroid plexus at the cerebellopontine angle in an adult. We present the case and review the literature.
Details of the image Vascular compression syndrome in the cerebellopontine angle cistern Modality: Annotated image (Axial T2)
TY - JOUR. T1 - A fibrotic nodule arising from the cerebellopontine angle. AU - Amano, Toshiyuki. AU - Suzuki, Satoshi. AU - Mizoguchi, Masahiro. AU - Yoshimoto, Koji. AU - Nakamizo, Akira. AU - Murata, Hideki. AU - Iwaki, Toru. AU - Sasaki, Tomio. PY - 2013/4/1. Y1 - 2013/4/1. N2 - The authors present an extremely rare case of a fibrotic nodule arising from the cerebellopontine (CP) angle. A 57-year-old male had suffered from hearing disturbance and tinnitus for several years. Computed tomography revealed a high-density mass in the left CP angle with little enhancement after intravenous administration of contrast media. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a very hypointense mass on T2-weighted imaging. T1-weighted MRI with gadolinium revealed very faint, delayed enhancement of the tumor. The patient underwent surgical resection of the tumor. Histopathologically the lesion comprised entirely fibrotic tissue consisting of thick collagenous fibers and sclerosing blood vessels with a few ...
Abstract BACKGROUND: Primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs) comprise a group of aggressive, poorly differentiated embryonal tumors occurring in central nervous system as well as in peripheral locations. Primary cerebellopontine angle (CPA) PNET is an extremely rare entity. It is important to have knowledge of this pathology and to be able to differentiate it from other commonly occurring CPA tumors, such as vestibular and trigeminal schwannomas. This distinction is essential because of the difference in the overall treatment plan and prognosis. CASE DESCRIPTION: This report describes a case of a young male presenting with diplopia and numbness of face; magnetic resonance imaging showed a CPA mass. With a provisional diagnosis of trigeminal schwannoma, the patient underwent surgery. Histopathology provided a diagnosis of PNET. CONCLUSION: We discuss the importance of recognizing this rare condition and how this entity differs from the commonly occurring tumors.
This patient went on to have a resection. Pathology Final diagnosis: Meningioma Microscopic Description: Sections A1-A6 show a cellular tumor with the histologic features of meningioma. The tumor cells show uniform nuclei without mitotic acti...
The skull base includes the frontal bone, the sphenoid bone, the temporal bone, and the occipital bone. Tumors of the temporal bone and skull base tend to arise in one of three locations: (1) the mastoid or middle ear, (2) the jugular foramen, or (3) the petroclival junction or petrous apex. Tumors of the cerebellopontine angle and Meckel cave are not considered in this chapter (see Chapter 61, Nonacoustic Lesions of the Cerebellopontine Angle). Tumors arising within the skull base are rare and usually cause few symptoms until they grow to a size in which they begin to affect cranial nerves. Table 65-1 lists the various skull base neoplasms and their imaging characteristics. ...
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This case report describes an otherwise healthy woman in her 30s who presented with left-ear hearing loss, tinnitus, distorted hearing, and occasional otalgia o
My wife received postoperative whole brain radiation therapy for a single brain metastasis in the Summer of 1998. She began developing brain radiation necrosis within 6-10 months after whole brain radiation, confirmed by an enhanced MRI in June of 1999. Her radiation-induced brain necrosis could have been focal or diffuse, depending on the modality of treatment. The five fractions of focal radiation to the local tumor bed could have resulted in either focal necrosis around the tumor bed or metastatic recurrance. In her case she developed metastatic recurrance as per Pet Scan of August 2000 showing abnormal foci of radiotracer accumulation within the right cerebellar hemisphere, right cerebellopontine angle, pons and base of the fourth ventricle consistent with new metastatic foci. Her previous tumor resection of July 1998, was a 3.5cm necrotic mass in the right cerebellar hemisphere. Recurrance of a cerebral metastasis was very likely to happen in the future. It did, observed via an enhanced MRI ...
... , BRAIN TUMORS OPERATED BY PROF. SHAHZAD SHAMS :- MENINGIOMAS , MALIGNANT Brain Tumour(Glioma, Astrocytoma, Metastatic), Cerebellopontine angle tumours, Acoustic Neuroma Schwannoma Tumor, Pituitary tumor, Prolactinoma, Colloid cysts, Craniopharyngioma, Rathkes Cleft Cyst, Sellar and Parasellar tumors and Brain Tuberculomas, Prof. Shahzad Shams presently works as Head and Professor of Neurosurgery Department at Lahore General Hospital, LGH, Lahore.
Grant finansowany przez: The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board & The U.S. Department of State Nr P008/00 (2000-2001) - Kierownik Projektu i Główny Wykonawca "Identifying in an Animal Model Criteria for the Intraoperative Monitoring of Cochlear Function During Neuro-Otologic Surgery in Patients with Cerebello-Pontine Angle Tumors Using Otoacoustic Emissions ...
Acoustic neuromas (vestibular schwannomas) are nerve sheath tumours in the internal auditory canal or cerebello-pontine angle.. Acoustic shock syndrome is defined as "any temporary or permanent disturbance of the functioning of the ear, or of the nervous system, which may be caused to the user of a telephone earphone by a sudden sharp rise in the acoustic pressure produced by it." (International Telecommunications Union European Transmission Standards Institute). These unexpected high-level sounds have been reported to cause a variety of symptoms such as shock, nausea, headaches, hypersensitivity to loud sounds, dizziness and imbalance, neck and shoulder pain, concentration and memory problems, panic and fear, tinnitus, tiredness and decreased quality of life. The duration of the symptoms is variable.. Autoimmune-mediated inner ear disorders are characterised by sensorineural hearing loss and may be accompanied by vestibular symptoms.. Bacterial otomastoiditis with involvement of the labyrinth ...
The following thesis presents a protocol for the three-dimensional visualization of the cranial nerves V-VIII within the basal cisterns, being optimized with regard to data acquisition and postprocessing. Based on high resolution MRI datasets and using the volume rendering technique, 10 standardized views of the aforementioned cranial nerves were developed. Thus, the complete and time effective intracisternal depiction was intended to be made possible, focussing on pathophysiological important areas of the nerves. The protocol showed its suitability concerning image quality and diagnostic value in evaluation of patients with neurovascular conflicts or other neural compression syndromes in the cerebello-pontine angle. Problems mainly occurred as a result of pulsation and motion artefacts in the MR dataset and narrow cisterns in the level of the virtual camera position. In most cases they could be solved by slight variations of the postprocessing parameters. To guaranty the correct identification ...
The following thesis presents a protocol for the three-dimensional visualization of the cranial nerves V-VIII within the basal cisterns, being optimized with regard to data acquisition and postprocessing. Based on high resolution MRI datasets and using the volume rendering technique, 10 standardized views of the aforementioned cranial nerves were developed. Thus, the complete and time effective intracisternal depiction was intended to be made possible, focussing on pathophysiological important areas of the nerves. The protocol showed its suitability concerning image quality and diagnostic value in evaluation of patients with neurovascular conflicts or other neural compression syndromes in the cerebello-pontine angle. Problems mainly occurred as a result of pulsation and motion artefacts in the MR dataset and narrow cisterns in the level of the virtual camera position. In most cases they could be solved by slight variations of the postprocessing parameters. To guaranty the correct identification ...
We discuss a case with combined vestibulocochlear and facial neuropathy mimicking a less urgent peripheral vestibular pattern of acute vestibular syndrome (AVS). With initial magnetic resonance imaging read as normal, the patient was treated for vestibular neuropathy until headaches worsened and a diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage was made. On conventional angiography, a ruptured distal right-sided aneurysm of the anterior inferior cerebellar artery was diagnosed and coiled. Whereas acute vestibular loss usually points to a benign peripheral cause of AVS, combined neuropathy of the vestibulocochlear and the facial nerve requires immediate neuroimaging focusing on the cerebellopontine angle. Imaging should be assessed jointly by neuroradiologists and the clinicians in charge to take the clinical context into account. ...
Object. Only some meningiomas of the cerebellopontine angle (CPA) extend into the internal auditory canal (IAC) or arise from its dural lining. The authors investigated cases of CPA tumors in which the meningioma was inserted in the dura mater in or at the ICA or infiltrated a cranial nerve.. Methods. The authors reviewed patient charts including surgical and clinical records, intraoperative recordings of auditory evoked potentials, records of postoperative auditory examinations, and imaging studies.. In a series of 421 patients harboring CPA meningiomas, 72 patients in whom there was dural involvement of the IAC were investigated. Total tumor resection was achieved in 86.1%. In 34 patients, opening of the IAC was required for total tumor removal; this procedure did not influence the patient functional outcome. Among patients with secondary involvement of the IAC, anatomical preservation of the facial and cochlear nerves was obtained in 94%, whereas among patients in whom the lesion arose from ...
University Clinics of Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Department of Neurosurgery, Germany DOI : 10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.8612-13.0 Intracranial invasion of basal cell carcinoma is very rare. A case of a 71-year-old male patient is presented with extensive invasion of middle and posterior fossae, with nearly complete destruction of the petrous bone, involving cerebellopontine angle and cranial nerves by recurrent basal cell carcinoma of the auricular region on the right side. The clinical manifestation was cerebrospinal fluid otorrhoea, facial nerve palsy and trigeminal nerve impairment with hypoesthesia. The patient underwent surgery by combined retroauricular and temporal approach to the skull base. Adjuvant radiation of residual tumor and former tumor recurrence region was performed. MRI studies performed annually show no progress of the tumor. Our patient reports a good quality of life without new neurological deficits 6 years after surgery. Attention should be paid to the malignant nature of ...
On magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ELSTs are generally seen as a heterogeneous mass with hyperintense foci in T1 and T2 sequences as a result of blood products, proteinaceous cysts or cholesterol clefts (Fig. 1-3) [2]. In large tumours - more than 2 cm - signal voids can be caused by vessels and calcifications, whereas these are less likely present in small tumours [4]. Contrast enhancement proves the hypervascular nature of the tumour. Inhomogeneity may be due to the enhancement of the solid portion, whereas calcific density within the lesion can be a result of intratumoural calcification or residual destroyed bone. ELSTs have a high predisposition to extend to the middle ear, cerebellopontine angle, and posterior cranial fossa [2 ...
The lateral aperture is a paired structure in human anatomy. It is an opening in each lateral extremity of the lateral recess of the fourth ventricle of the human brain, which also has a single median aperture. The two lateral apertures provide a conduit for cerebrospinal fluid to flow from the brains ventricular system into the subarachnoid space; specifically into the pontocerebellar cistern at the cerebellopontine angle. The structure is also called the lateral aperture of the fourth ventricle or the foramen of Luschka after anatomist Hubert von Luschka.[1] ...
Objectives: Cerebellopontine angle (CPA) tumers are rare in children. Delay in diagnosis may etten occur. In order to bring this entity to attenlion, medical records of children with CPA tumers were evaluated. Patients and Methods: A retrospective review of 1500 consecutive patients with CPA tumers revealed eight patients who were below age 18 at the time of treatment. Patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 were excluded. Medical records were evaluated with respect to preoperative symptoms, treatment, and outcome. Results: The patients ages ranged from 13 to 17 (average 15.2) years. Unilateral sensorineural hearing lass, tinnitus, and headache were the most frequent preoperative symptoms. Tumor size was between 1.5 and 4.5 cm (average 3.6 cm). Patients underwent surgery using translabyrinthine approach (n=7) and transcochlear route (n=1) with an acceptable morbidity. Conclusion: A high index of suspicion is essential for early diagnosis of CPA tumors in children with suggestive symptoms such as ...
Quick spins and acquired motion intolerance may be characteristic clinical symptoms, although at the present writing, studies looking for subpopulations with those particular index symptoms for response to decompression surgery have not been made (and probably they will never be done). In our opinion, air contrast CT or MRI/MRA are not diagnostic if a blood vessel is seen, it need not be viewed with concern, but MRI/MRA may help in excluding alternative causes. Newer types of MRI including FT-FISS may be more helpful . McDermott and associates, in a large study, recently reported that loops that extend into the IAC (internal acoustic canal) are more significant sources of unilateral auditory symptoms (such as tinnitus) than loops simply within the CPA (cerebellopontine angle). (McDermott et al, 2003). A simple severity classification system from McDermott et al (2003) is as follows: type I -- in the CPA but not entering the IAC, type II, entering the IAC but extending less than 50% of the ...
In addition to the voxel-by-voxel multiple regression analysis, a region-of-interest (ROI) analysis was performed. Gaze-evoked responses were assessed in eight anatomical areas comprising parts of the auditory and visual pathways. The CN, inferior colliculi (IC), and superior colliculi (SC) were defined per subject based on their anatomical image. The ROI consisting of the CN included the lower posterior part of the brainstem and was drawn near the cerebellopontine angle (Hawley et al., 2005). The colliculi were drawn on the easily identifiable superior and inferior protrusions of the quadrigeminal plate on the posterior side of the midbrain. The medial geniculate bodies (MGB) and lateral geniculate bodies (LGB) were selected according to the WFU pickatlas (Maldjian et al., 2003). The bilateral auditory cortex (AC) was defined by means of the regression outcomes; this ROI comprised all voxels in the temporal lobe that were activated by the condition Sound in the control group (see Results). ...
Five cases of sarcoid presenting as an intracranial tumor are reported. In one instance, the lesion presented as a tumor in the cerebellopontine angle, a site not previously reported for the initial presentation of sarcoid isolated to the central nervous system. The role of computerized tomography, …
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In patients with unilateral hearing loss and dizziness it is important to rule out a cerebellopontine angle process. This is often done by audiological and otoneurological investigations. However, in many cases we must rely on the imaging of the temporal bone and the cerebello-brainstem area. The paper has presented the three dimensional (3D) Fast Spin-Echo (FSE) T2 weighted, 0.7 mm thick MR images, which in addition to being quick, does not require the use of expensive contrast material. Between September 1996 and November 1997, 152 patients with unilateral hearing loss and/or balance disorders were investigated. In normal cases the 7th and 8th nerves could be followed accurately from the brainstem to the internal auditory meatus. The found tumors were hypointense compared to the cerebrospinal fluid and could be outlined with reasonable accuracy even without gadolinium contrast. The inner ear had high signal, like cerebrospinal fluid. The patency of the cochlea could be estimated accurately. ...
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We present a case with outspoken spontaneous vestibular schwannoma shrinkage and review the related literature. The patient was initially diagnosed with a left-sided, intrameatal vestibular schwannoma, which subsequently grew into the cerebello-pontine angle (CPA), followed by total shrinkage of the CPA component without any intervention over a 12-year observation period. The literature on spontaneous tumor shrinkage was retrieved by searching the subject terms "vestibular schwannoma, conservative management" in PubMed/MEDLINE database, without a time limit. Of the published data, the articles on "shrinkage" or "negative growth" or "regression" or "involution" of the tumor were selected, and the contents on the rate, extent and mechanism of spontaneous tumor shrinkage were extracted and reviewed. The reported rate of spontaneous shrinkage of vestibular schwannoma is 5-10% of patients managed conservatively. Extreme shrinkage of the tumor may occur spontaneously ...
The CPA consists of a potential space filled with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the posterior cranial fossa bounded by the temporal bone, the cerebellum, and the brainstem. The CPA is traversed by cranial nerves V-XI and most prominently the facial (CN VII) and vestibulocochlear (CN VIII) nerves. CPA tumors account for 10% of all intracranial tumors (Table 62-1). Nearly 90% of all CPA tumors include vestibular schwannomas (acoustic neuromas) and meningiomas. Other CPA lesions include congenital rest lesions (eg, epidermoid cysts, arachnoid cysts, and lipomas), schwannomas of other cranial nerves, intra-axial tumors, metastases, vascular lesions (eg, paragangliomas and hemangiomas), and lesions extending from the skull base (cholesterol granulomas and chordomas). CPA lesions become clinically symptomatic by causing compression of the neurovascular structures in and around the CPA. The classic description of these symptoms initially includes unilateral hearing loss, vertigo, altered facial ...
CranIal Nerve V lesion The differential diagnosis of cranial nerve V lesions / causes of cranial nerve lesion are : -neoplastic infiltration of the base of the skull -cerebellopontine angle tumor -acoustic neuroma
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Acoustic Neuroma (1) Adenoid (5) Adenoid hypertrophy (1) Adenoidectomy (5) Allergic Rhinitis (1) Angiofibroma (1) Antrochoanal Polyp (2) Balloon Sinuplasty (2) basal cell carcinoma (1) Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) (1) Bruxism (Grinding of teeth) (1) Cancer oral cavity (2) Cerebellopontine angle tumour (2) cervical rib (1) Cervical spondylosis (2) Cholesteatoma (4) chronic sinusitis (5) Concha Bullosa (3) Consent (16) Contact Granuloma (1) Cosmetic Nasal Surgery (1) Deafness. (1) Dengue Fever (1) Deviated Nasal Septum (4) Discharging ears (2) Dizziness (1) DNS (2) Drugs causing hearing loss (1) Ear bleed. (1) Ear buds (1) Ear cleaning (1) Ear drum perforation (1) ear lobule (2) Ear Surgery (3) Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (5) ENT Care (5) Epistaxis (4) Eustachian tube (1) Extrasinus mucocoele (1) foreign body (2) Frontal Sinus (1) Frontal sinus surgery (1) Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) (1) Hearing Aids (1) Influenza prevention (1) Isometric Neck Exercises (1) Jal Neeti (1) ...
The 68 year old female patient was healthy and had no remarkable medical history until August 1996, when she first experienced some movement related dizziness without any further impairment of balance or gait. Emotional lability, hypochondriasis, slight memory difficulties, and inappropriate behaviour led her relatives to assume a depressive reaction to the recent divorce of her daughter. In October 1996, she noted numbness and tingling of her toes and consulted a neurologist, who diagnosed a mild peripheral neuropathy of unknown origin and a mild depression. Neurological examination showed bilateral loss of ankle reflexes, distal hypaesthesia of her feet, and atrophy of the extensor digitorum brevis muscles. In February 1997, she complained of increased dizziness and was noted to have an intermittently unsteady gait. Outpatient neurological and ear, nose, and throat examination could not substantiate any vestibular or cerebellar dysfunction. To exclude a cerebellopontine angle tumour MRI of the ...
A 50-year-old man presented with a 2 month history of dizziness. CT scan revealed a large right lesion at the cerebello-pontine angle consistent with an acoustic neuroma. Note the displacement of the pons. Audiometric testing revealed no significant hearing loss ...
The prevalence of arachnoid cysts in children is 1-3%. They are more frequent in boys. They can be located intracranially or in the spine. Intracranial cysts are classified as supratentorial, infratentorial, and supra-infratentorial (tentorial notch). Supratentorial are divided into middle cranial fossa, convexity, inter-hemisferic, sellar region, and intraventricular. Infratentorial are classified into supracerebellar, infracerebellar, hemispheric, clivus, and cerebellopontine angle. Finally spinal arachnoid cysts are classified taking into account whether they are extra- or intradural, and nerve root involvement ...
At a mean follow-up of 60.1 months, tumor control was achieved in 91.2% of cases. Actuarial tumor control was 95%, 92%, and 81% at 3, 5, and 10 years after radiosurgery. Factors predictive of tumor progression included age greater than 65 years (hazard ratio [HR] 2.36, 95% CI 1.30-4.29, p = 0.005), prior history of radiotherapy (HR 5.19, 95% CI 1.69-15.94, p = 0.004), and increasing tumor volume (HR 1.05, 95% CI 1.01-1.08, p = 0.005). Clinical stability or improvement was achieved in 92.3% of patients. Increasing tumor volume (odds ratio [OR] 1.06, 95% CI 1.01-1.10, p = 0.009) and clival, petrous, or cerebellopontine angle location as compared with petroclival, tentorial, and foramen magnum location (OR 1.95, 95% CI 1.05-3.65, p = 0.036) were predictive of neurological decline after radiosurgery. After radiosurgery, ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement, resection, and radiation therapy were performed in 1.6%, 3.6%, and 1.5%, respectively. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Cerebralis epidermoid cystában kialakult malignus melanoma.. AU - Vajtai, I.. AU - Tassi, D.. AU - Varga, Z.. AU - Tarjányi, J.. AU - Vörös, E.. PY - 1995/5/28. Y1 - 1995/5/28. N2 - A case of malignant melanoma arising in a cerebral epidermoid cyst is reported. The neoplasm presented as a rapidly enlarging mass in the left temporal lobe of a 52-year-old woman. The authors provide histological evidence for the provenance to tumour cells from the epithelial lining of the cyst. The melanocytic nature of the neoplasm was demonstrated by immunohistochemistry and electron microscopy. Post mortem examination ruled out the possibility of metastatic origin. The occurrence of intracranial epidermoid cysts and malignant melanoma, their eventual association with maldevelopmental processes or neoplasia are briefly reviewed. Although linked together histogenetically, epidermoid cysts and melanoma do not seem to be involved by common pathogenetic processes. To the best of our knowledge, no ...
Review of past cases, patients often do not exhibit many symptoms or obtain a diagnosis until they are around 20 to 40 years old. If the patient does show symptoms, it is most likely due to pressure from growth of the tumor. Depending on which part the epidermoid is pressing against can result in varying symptoms. Headaches - often worse in the morning or by changing positions; can be constant and become more severe or more frequent; not your typical headache Vision problems like blurred vision, double vision, or loss of peripheral vision Loss of sensation or movement in the arms, legs, or face Dizziness or difficulty with balance and walking, unsteadiness, vertigo Speech difficulties Confusion in everyday matters or disorientation Seizures, especially in someone who hasnt had seizures before Hearing loss or buzzing or ringing in the ear Swallowing or speech difficulty Fatigue or sleepiness especially in children These tumors arise when epidermal cells become trapped during neural tube closure. ...
In the premiere of This is Zit, Dr. Sandra Lee breaks down her process for excising an epidermoid cyst, and reveals what is REALLY going on beneath the surface.
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Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when there is damage to the inner ear structures such as the cochlea or the cochlear nerve. This often occurs due to aging and is called presbyacusis. It can also occur due to infection or less commonly tumours. If a patient has one-sided sensorineural hearing loss, an assessment by the ENT surgeon is necessary to exclude brain tumour (cerebellopontine angle). Sensorineural hearing loss can also be congenital; present since birth. And it is important to detect this early because it can affect the speech development of the child ...
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Concentric layers of keratin, crystalline cholesterol, water, and debris from progressive cyst wall desquamation Derived from ectoderm but no dermal derivatives (no sebaceous glands, no hair) (as opposed to dermoid cysts) MC location: CP angle (basal cistern overally is the most common site) Symptoms: headache or other signs of increased ICP, seizure Although not common,…
The radiologic findings in a case of an extradural diploic epidermoid tumor (ET) of the frontal bone, examined with plain X rays, CT and MRI, are reported. A head injury with traumatic inclusion of...
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RESULTS Twenty patients had labyrinthine lesions. Six patients had viral labyrinthitis, one patient had bacterial labyrinthitis, and one patient had luetic labyrinthitis. Three patients had hemorrhage in the labyrinth, two posttraumatic and one spontaneous from an adjacent temporal bone tumor. Only one of the two patients with traumatic labyrinthine hemorrhage had evidence of a fracture on high-resolution CT. In one patient with CT-proved cochlear otosclerosis, peri-cochlear foci of enhancement were seen on contrast-enhanced MR. Four patients had presumed labyrinthine schwannomas. A middle ear cholesteatoma in one patient invaded the cochlea and resulted in marked cochlear enhancement due to granulation tissue. Thirteen patients had intracanalicular and cerebellopontine angle lesions. The lesions included arteriovenous malformations (three patients), sarcoidosis (three patients), metastasis (two patients), lymphoma (two patients), lipomas (two patients), and postshunt meningeal fibrosis (one ...
Epidermoid Cyst vs. Meningocele. Epidermoid Cyst vs. Meningocele Left Picture: The diagnosis is an epidermoid cyst. Right Picture: The diagnosis is a meningocele. The reliability of both diagnoses can be increased by additional examinations such as ultrasound, CT and/or MRI. The additional examinations are useful mainly to recognize a possible continuation of an epidermoid or dermoid cyst to the inside of the skull, or, in case of a meningocele, to differentiate it from a meningoencephalocele, and to diagnose combined anomalies, such as hydrocephalus and other malformations. Both pathologies lie in the midline over the back of the head and are covered with normal skin. Left Picture: Although the presented pathology is the most frequently observed lesion on the skull, its location in the midline is not really helpful for the differential diagnosis. The mass is firm and rather rough on palpation. The overlying skin is normal. Right picture: The mass is soft and gets tight when the child cries ...