Pertaining to the clivus.
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2) Clival chordomas represent approximately half of cranial chordomas and they are more likely to occur in women and younger patients.
The tumor extended deep toward the clivus, leaving a thin but intact posterior clival wall.
Our patient indeed had atlanto-occipital instability secondary to a locally destructive tumor of the cranial base, known as a clival chordoma.
A case report: Maxillotomy for removal of a clival chordoma.
3, 2012, the sinus trouble Pagan attributed to allergies was diagnosed as an extremely rare tumor, clival chordoma, at the base of his skull.
Following is coverage of pituituary tumors, olfactory groove meningiomas, esthesioneuroblastoma, clival lesions, and anterior skull base defects reconstruction, among other topics.
Herein we describe our retrospective study of primary clival chordoma specimens resected from 28 patients.
We believe that this latest clival chordoma might have occurred as a result of surgical pathway seeding during a previous operation anterior to the sternocleidomastoid muscle, although metastasis cannot be ruled out.
Abstract: Although clival chordomas account for only a small percentage (0.
5% of the clival region, 5% of cervical vertebrae, 2% of lumbar vertebrae, 12% of sacrococcygeal vertebrae, and 0% in the thoracic vertebrae.
A primary chordoma of the nasal cavities and paranasal sinuses is extremely rare compared with clival chordomas, which often present as nasal masses after spreading anteriorly.