Epidermoid cysts of the cerebellopontine angle with extension into the middle and anterior cranial fossae: surgical strategy and review of the literature

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Epidermoid cysts are tumours, which contain keratin, cellular debris and cholesterol, and lined with stratified squamous epithelium. Clinically, epidermoid cysts behave like benign, slow-growing lesions. We present a 63 year-old man with a 6-month history of right periorbital pain and hypaesthesia in the area of the first and second branch of the trigeminal… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00701-007-1117-1

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