Postauricular cerebellar encephalocoele secondary to chronic suppurative otitis media and mastoid surgery.

Abstract

Cerebellar herniation into the mastoid through the posterior aspect of the temporal bone as a result of chronic suppurative otitis media and mastoid surgery is a rare event. A case is reported in which such a hernia presented subcutaneously behind the pinna; its repair is discussed.

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@article{Ramanikanth1990PostauricularCE, title={Postauricular cerebellar encephalocoele secondary to chronic suppurative otitis media and mastoid surgery.}, author={T. V. Ramanikanth and Mark Smith and Rathna Ramamoorthy and Karthikeyan Ramalingam}, journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology}, year={1990}, volume={104 12}, pages={982-5} }