cerebellopontine angle


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cer·e·bel·lo·pon·tine an·gle

the angle formed at the junction of the cerebellum, pons, and medulla; the most common tumor found in this location is the vestibular schwannona, sometimes referred to as acoustic neuroma.

cer·e·bel·lo·pon·tine an·gle

(serĕ-belō-pontēn anggĕl)
The recess at the junction of the cerebellum, pons, and medulla.
Synonym(s): angulus pontocerebellaris [TA] .

cerebellopontine angle

The angle formed by the junction of the cerebellum and the pons. Synonym: pontine angle
See also: angle

cer·e·bel·lo·pon·tine an·gle

(serĕ-belō-pontēn anggĕl)
Angle formed at junction of cerebellum, pons, and medulla.
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Concurrence of ganglionic hamartoma and heterotopic neuroglial tissue in the cerebellopontine angle.
Bilateral metastases in the cerebellopontine angle.
5-cm multilobulated mass with heterogenous enhancement in the left cerebellopontine angle (figure 1, B).
Cerebellopontine angle epidermoid cysts: A report on 30 cases.
MRI revealed the presence of a large CSF-filled arachnoid cyst at the site of the tumor resection in the left cerebellopontine angle (figure 2, A).
for mastoidectomy, stapes surgery, cerebellopontine angle tumor resection, and other otologic procedures).
Approximately 10% of all intracranial tumors are located in the internal auditory meatus (IAM) and the cerebellopontine angle (CPA).
No evidence of mass, signal abnormality, or pathological contrast enhancement within the cerebellopontine angles or membranous labyrinths was identified.