Cerebellopontine angle epidermoid cysts: a report on 30 cases.

@article{Desouza1989CerebellopontineAE,
  title={Cerebellopontine angle epidermoid cysts: a report on 30 cases.},
  author={C. E. Desouza and Rosemarie Desouza and S da Costa and Norman Sperling and T H Yoon and M M Abdelhamid and Rewati Raman Sharma and Amitabh Goel},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1989},
  volume={52 8},
  pages={
          986-90
        }
}
Thirty cases of cerebellopontine angle epidermoid cysts treated over a period of 20 years are reviewed with regard to their clinical features, the pathophysiology of their symptoms and their management. The predominating symptoms were related to the 7th and 8th cranial nerves and headaches. The signs and symptoms were present for an average period of 4 months. It was not always possible to determine if the signs and symptoms were due to local involvement by the epidermoid, increased… CONTINUE READING

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