Jugular Foramen Tumors
Jugular foramen,Glomus jugulare,Schwannoma,Meningioma,Infratemporal fossa type-A,Petro-occipital trans-sigmoid approach
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Rayappa C. Jugular Foramen Tumors. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2011; 3 (1):15-23.
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Jugular foramen tumors are rare cranial base lesions that present diagnostic and management difficulties. Paragangliomas were the most frequent lesions, followed by schwannomas and meningiomas. These tumors have characteristic radiological features. Radical resection of these tumors with preservation of the lower cranial nerves is the treatment of choice. Despite the advances in skull base surgery, new postoperative lower cranial nerve deficits still represent a challenge.
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