[The widened "empty" internal auditory meatus. A new differential diagnosis of the small acousticus neurinoma].

Six patients with symptoms suggestive of acoustic neuromas showed a wided, contrastfilled internal auditory meatus during positive contrast meatography on tomographic cuts. These results suggest that widening of the internal auditory meatus may not always be due to a space-occupying lesion. The explanation for these findings is not known. No comparable… CONTINUE READING