Petrous apex cephalocele and empty sella/arachnoid cyst coexistence: a clue for cerebrospinal fluid pressure imbalance?

@article{Hatipolu2010PetrousAC,
  title={Petrous apex cephalocele and empty sella/arachnoid cyst coexistence: a clue for cerebrospinal fluid pressure imbalance?},
  author={Hatice G{\"u}l Hatipoğlu and Mehmet Ali Çetin and Mehmet Ali G{\"u}rses and Ergun Dağlioğlu and B{\"u}lent Sakman and Enis Y{\"u}ksel},
  journal={Diagnostic and interventional radiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={7-9}
}
PURPOSE To reveal the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) properties of incidental petrous apex cephalocele (PAC) and coexisting empty sella-arachnoid cyst. MATERIALS AND METHODS We reviewed our archive from June 2005 to July 2008. Four patients were diagnosed with PAC (four females; age range, 41-60 years; mean, 48.5). All patients underwent MRI examination of the cranium. We evaluated the lesions for extension into the neighboring structures, content, signal intensity, enhancement, and… CONTINUE READING

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