Haemangioma of the petrous bone: MRI

Gd-DTPA-enhanced MRI provided accurate demonstration of the site and extension of a haemangioma of the petrous bone. Enhanced-MRI could allow early detection and differentiation from the other more common tumours of the geniculate ganglion area, thereby permitting the surgeon to remove the tumour, while preserving the facial nerve. CT is, however, required… CONTINUE READING