cerebellopontine


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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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Cerebellopontine angle lipomas: report of four cases and review of the literature.
Contrast Enhanced CT (CECT) shows a well-defined cone-shaped homogenous contrast enhancing lesion (23mm x 22mm) in the right Cerebellopontine Angle (CPA) eccentrically located in the right Internal Auditory Canal (IAC) displacing adjacent cerebellar cortex posteromedially with compression effacement of 4th ventricle with widening of CPA suggested acoustic schwannoma (Fig.
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.
The common sites of intracranial lipomas in the decreasing order of frequency include pericallosal region, quadrigeminal/superior cerebellar cistern, suprasellar and cerebellopontine angle cisterns.
Correlation of ABR and medical imaging in patients with cerebellopontine angle tumors.
Two infratentorial hypodense homogenously enhancing lesions were seen in the cerebellopontine angle, causing a widening of internal auditory meatus, so schwannoma was as the most probable diagnosis.
Hypoglossal-facial nerve anastomosis for facial nerve palsy following surgery for cerebellopontine angle tumors.
Figure 3: NECT Axial section showing a well-defined hyper dense extra axial lesion noted in the right cerebellopontine angle and was diagnosed as CP angle Meningioma biopsy proven.
These tumors may grow intracranially and manifest as cerebellopontine angle masses.
The internal auditory canal and cerebellopontine angle were normal [Figure 1]d, [Figure 1]e, [Figure 1]f.
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