Facial nerve decompression via middle fossa approach for hyperostosis cranialis interna: a feasible therapeutic approach.

@article{Waterval2009FacialND,
  title={Facial nerve decompression via middle fossa approach for hyperostosis cranialis interna: a feasible therapeutic approach.},
  author={J{\'e}r{\^o}me J. Waterval and Robert J Stokroos and R. B. J. de Bondt and Johannes Jan Manni},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  year={2009},
  volume={123 10},
  pages={1177-80}
}
UNLABELLED Hyperostosis cranialis interna is an autosomal dominant disorder characterised by endosteal hyperostosis and osteosclerosis of the skull base and calvaria, leading to compression and dysfunction of cranial nerves I, II, VII and VIII. CASE REPORT We report the use of bilateral surgical decompression of the internal auditory canals to treat hyperostosis cranialis interna in an eight-year-old girl presenting with bilateral facial palsy due to hyperostosis cranialis interna… CONTINUE READING