Symptomatic subdural hygroma and temporal lobe edema after translabyrinthine removal of acoustic neuroma.

@article{Das2001SymptomaticSH,
  title={Symptomatic subdural hygroma and temporal lobe edema after translabyrinthine removal of acoustic neuroma.},
  author={Kam Das and Raj Murali and Chad Lindstrom and William T. Couldwell},
  journal={Skull base : official journal of North American Skull Base Society ... [et al.]},
  year={2001},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={137-42}
}
The translabyrinthine approach is familiar to most neurosurgeons and neuro-otologists and is frequently used to remove acoustic neuromas. Some of the complications associated with this surgery include cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks, meningitis, and rarely fat graft prolapse. The authors report a 60-year-old woman who underwent a translabyrinthine approach and microsurgical resection of a right-sided 1-cm acoustic neuroma. Initially, she was discharged home after an uneventful postoperative… CONTINUE READING