Successful excision of a pontomesencephalic cavernoma through anterior subtemporal route without mapping: Anatomical landmarks as a road map

@inproceedings{Salunke2014SuccessfulEO,
  title={Successful excision of a pontomesencephalic cavernoma through anterior subtemporal route without mapping: Anatomical landmarks as a road map},
  author={Praveen Salunke and Sushanta Kumar Sahoo and Sameer S. Futane},
  booktitle={Surgical neurology international},
  year={2014}
}
Brain stem cavernomas account for 9-35% of the total intracerebral cavernomatous malformations.[2] However, pediatric brain stem cavernomas are uncommon. Pediatric pontomesenchephalic cavernoma are rare and pose a unique surgical challenge.[3] Total excision without damaging the nuclei or long tracts bears a good outcome.[1-3] We describe a large… CONTINUE READING