cerebellopontine


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Related to cerebellopontine: cerebellopontine angle tumor, cerebellopontine angle syndrome

cer·e·bel·lo·pon·tine

(ser'e-bel'ō-pon'tēn),
Relating to the cerebellum and the pons; denoting especially the cerebellopontine recess or angle between these two structures.

cerebellopontine

[ser′əbel′ōpon′tīn]
Etymology: L, cerebellum + pons, bridge
leading from the cerebellum to the pons varolii.

cerebellopontine

adjective Referring to the cerebellum and pons.

cerebellopontine

conducting or passing from the cerebellum to the pons varolii.

cerebellopontine abscess
usually complications of otitis media generated by pharyngeal infection. See also brain abscess.
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89) Since their initial description, they have been reported to occur throughout the neuraxis, but the posterior fossa remains a preferred site, in particular the cerebellopontine angle.
6) Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the cerebellopontine angle showed a neurovascular compression between the left PICA and the roots of the lower cranial nerves (figure 2).
Causes of symptomatic glossopharyngeal neuralgia include cerebellopontine angle tumors, nasopharyngeal carcinomas, carotid aneurysms, tonsillar abscesses, neurilemmomas of cranial nerve IX, multiple sclerosis, and Eagle syndrome.
Acoustic neuromas account for 90% of cerebellopontine angle (CPA) lesions, with the other major primary tumors being meningiomas (3%), primary cholesteatomas (2.
Hamartomas of the cerebellopontine angle and internal auditory canal: Report of two cases.
Incidental findings on magnetic resonance imaging screening for cerebellopontine angle tumours.
an absence of recordable waves in a patient with complete deafness) or if it indicated neural inflammation or a cerebellopontine angle tumor (e.
Marangos et al described a unique analysis of ABR thresholds in patients with cerebellopontine angle tumors.
20-21) In some cases, the tumor reached the cerebellopontine angle or invaded the cerebellum.
Hypoglossal-facial nerve anastomosis for facial nerve palsy following surgery for cerebellopontine angle tumors.
These tumors may grow intracranially and manifest as cerebellopontine angle masses.
Petrosal presigmoid approach to the petro-clival and anterior cerebellopontine region (extended retrolabyrinthine, transtentorial approach).