Skull-base metastases

@article{LaigleDonadey2004SkullbaseM,
  title={Skull-base metastases},
  author={Florence Laigle-Donadey and Sophie Taillibert and Nadine Martin-Duverneuil and Jerzy Hildebrand and Jean-Yves Delattre},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={75},
  pages={63-69}
}
Metastasis to the skull-base particularly affects patients with carcinoma of the breast and prostate. Clinically, the key feature is progressive ipsilateral involvement of cranial nerves. Five syndromes have been described according to the metastatic site including the orbital, parasellar, middle-fossa, jugular foramen and occipital condyle syndromes. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is nowadays the most useful examination to establish the diagnosis but plain films, CT scans with bone windows… CONTINUE READING

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