Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia at the superior orbital fissure: report of a case successfully treated with gamma knife radiosurgery.

@article{Ohshima2005IntravascularPE,
  title={Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia at the superior orbital fissure: report of a case successfully treated with gamma knife radiosurgery.},
  author={Tomotaka Ohshima and Koichiro Ogura and Norihisa Nakayashiki and Eiji Tachibana},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={266-9; discussion 269}
}
BACKGROUND An intracranial lesion of intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia (IPEH) is extremely rare and often difficult to resect completely. We describe a case in which a lesion at the superior orbital fissure was successfully treated by postoperative radiosurgery. CASE DESCRIPTION A 41-year-old woman presented with progressive left abducens nerve paresis and left facial sensory disturbance over a 1-year period. Radiological examination demonstrated a left middle fossa tumor… CONTINUE READING