Trochlear and abducens nerve neurinomas accompanied by a cerebellopontine angle meningioma--case report.

@article{Beppu1997TrochlearAA,
  title={Trochlear and abducens nerve neurinomas accompanied by a cerebellopontine angle meningioma--case report.},
  author={Takaaki Beppu and Yasuji Yoshida and Tsukasa Wada and Hajime Arai and Michiyasu Suzuki and Kiyoshi Kuroda and Akira Ogawa},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  year={1997},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={416-21}
}
A 66-year-old male presented with cerebellovestibular symptoms and hypesthesia of the V2 area of his face. Neuroimaging only detected a cerebellopontine angle (CPA) meningioma. The CPA meningioma was removed using the lateral suboccipital approach, which exposed small neurinomas arising from the trochlear and abducens nerves. Both neurinomas were removed intracapsularly. Postoperatively hypesthesia resolved, but other symptoms were unchanged. A karyotypic analysis of chromosome 22 and estrogen… CONTINUE READING

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