Petrous Apex

The pyramidal shaped part of the temporal bone located at the base of the skull between the sphenoid and occipital bones.
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2009
2009
and speech intelligibility in children after cochlear implantation. Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol. 68, 347–351 7 Allen M.C… (More)
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2008
2008
Surgery for cholesterol granulomas involving the petrous apex has traditionally been performed via a lateral skull base approach… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Management of petrous apex pathology poses a unique challenge even to the most seasoned skull base surgeons. The central location… (More)
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2003
2003
OBJECTIVE To propose a new hypothesis that attempts to explain the pathogenesis of petrous apex cholesterol granuloma (PA CG… (More)
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1998
1998
Cholesterol granuloma and cholesteatoma are the two most common destructive lesions of the petrous apex. Arachnoid cyst is less… (More)
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1997
1997
HYPOTHESIS This study was undertaken to compare the subcochlear and infralabyrinthine approaches to the petrous apex… (More)
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1996
1996
Cholesterol granulomas of the head are relatively rare. Isolated lesions of the cerebellopontine angle are even more uncommon. In… (More)
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1991
1991
Computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging have now made it possible to reliably differentiate cholesteatoma from… (More)
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1984
1984
Cholesterol granuloma of the petrous apex is a readily recognizable and treatable entity that is more common than previously… (More)
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1977
1977
The transsphenoid approach to cystic lesions of the petrous tip has been made possible by the advances in techniques for… (More)
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