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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Caption: Figure 4: Hemangioma of the cerebellopontine angle.
MRI as the method of choice in cerebellopontine angle tumors.
1) highlighted the main radiological features that distinguish schwannomas and meningiomas of the cerebellopontine angle (Table 1).
Dissect cerebellopontine angle cistern and lateral cerebellar medulla cistern to expose anatomical structures.
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.
Before the advances in neuroradiologic imaging and surgical techniques, approaches to cerebellopontine angle lesions were difficult to diagnose leading to incomplete excision.
Cholesterol granuloma of the cerebellopontine angle.
Hemifacial spasm associated with epidermoid tumors of the cerebellopontine angle.
Endolymphatic sac tumors can grow into the cerebellum or the cerebellopontine angle cisterns.
Lipomas of the cerebellopontine angle are extremely rare tumors, we described a case report and review of the literature with emphasis on management and diagnostic.
A computed tomographic scan of the head (Figure 1) revealed a partially calcified mass in the right cerebellopontine angle.
Vestibular schwannoma arise principally from the vestibular division of the eighth nerve and is a common cerebellopontine angle cistern tumour seen in the fourth to sixth decades with sensorineural hearing loss and other symptoms.