Imaging in Common Anterior and Sellar/Perisellar Skull Base Lesions
Zena M Patel, Santosh S Gupta
Citation Information :
Patel ZM, Gupta SS. Imaging in Common Anterior and Sellar/Perisellar Skull Base Lesions. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2011; 3 (3):135-150.
Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).
Skull base surgery is an advanced surgical subspeciality. A wide range of pathologies can primarily or secondarily involve the skull base. Due to its complex anatomy, cross-sectional imaging is an important part in the multidisciplinary approach for skull base lesions.
Radiology of skull base neoplasms. Otolarygngol Clinics North Am 2001;34:1043–64.
Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibromas, international neuroradiology: Strategies and practical techniques. Philadelphia: WB Saunders 1999:121–30.
Diagnostic imaging in nontraumatic pediatric head and neck emergencies. Radiographics 2010;30(3):781–99.
CT and MR imaging of the central skull base. Part 2. Pathologic spectrum. Radiographics 1990;10(5):797–821.
Fibrous dysplasia involving the base of the skull. AJR Am J Roentgenol Mar 2002;178(3): 717–20.
Fibrous dysplasia of the temporal bone. Am J Roentgenol 1995; 164(3):679–82.
Imaging of the nasopharynx and skull base. Neuroimag Clin N Am 2000;14:695–719.
Tuberous sclerosis, neurofibromatosis and fibrous dysplasia. In: Feldman D (Ed). Diagnosis of bone and joint disorders, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Saunders 1995:4353–95.
Head and neck imaging, tumor and tumor-like conditions (4th ed). St Louis (MO): Mosby Year Book 2003:261–373.
Neuroradiology: The requisites. St Louis: Mosby 1994:359–76.
Imaging of the anterior skull base. Neuroimaging Clin N Am 2009;19(3):427–39.
Lewis JS, Castro EB. Cancer of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses. J Laryngol Otol 1972;86:255–62.
Malignant tumors of the anterior skull base. Cancer Control 2004;11(3)144–51.
MR imaging of perineural tumor spread. Neuroimaging Clin N Am 2004;14(4):663–77.
Cancer of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses. In: Myers EN, Suen JY (Eds). Cancer of the head and neck (3rd ed). Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co 1996;205–33.
Computed tomographic features of esthesioneuroblastoma. Neuroradiology 1989;31(3):253–57.
Imaging of giant tumours involving the anterior skull base. Br J Radiol Jul 2001; 74(883):662–67.
Sinonasal-esthesioneuroblastoma with intracranial extension: Marginal tumor cysts as a diagnostic MR finding. Am J Neuroradiol 1994;15:1259–62.
Diseases of the nose, paranasal sinuses and nasopharynx. In: Barnes L (Ed). Surgical pathology of the head and neck. New York: Marcel Decker; 1985;1: 403–51.
Biology of selected skull base tumors. In: Janecka IP, Tiedmann K (Eds). Skull base surgery. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven 1997;263–92.
Benign and malignant sinonasal lesions with intracranial extension: differentiation with MR imaging. Radiology Sep 1989;172(3):763–66.
Sellar and parasellar lesions involving the skull base. Neuroimaging Clin N Am Aug 1994;4(3):543–60.
Hypothalamic and pituitary pathology. Radiol Clin North Am 1993 Sep;31(5):1147–53.
Imaging of intrasellar, suprasellar and parasellar tumors. Semin Roentgenol Apr 1990;25(2):174–97.
Imaging of the central skull base. Neuroimaging Clin N Am 2009;19(3):441–68.
Imaging of the skull base. Radiol Clin North Am 1998;36(5):801–17.
Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain and spine. (3rd ed). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2002.
Comprehensive management of skull base tumors (1st ed). New York: London. Informa Healthcare 2009.
Skull base tumors part II: Central skull base tumors and intrinsic tumors of the bony skull base. Eur J Radiol 2008;66:348–62.
The skull base: Tumoral lesions. Eur Radiol 2005;15(3):534–42.
Teaching atlas of head and neck imaging (1st ed). New York: Thieme 2000:3–31.
MRI of the head and neck. (2nd ed). MRI teaching file series. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams 2001.
Sellar and parasellar lesions. Clin Neurosurg 1991;37:514–27.
MR imaging of the sellar and juxtasellar regions. Radiographics. Sep 1991;11(5):727–58.
Trigeminal neurinomas: Operative approach in eight cases. J Neurosurg Oct 1989;71(4):506–11.
Cranipharyngiomas: A clinical and pathological review. Cancer Apr 1976;37(4): 1944–52.
Suprasellar and sellar tumors in childhood and adolescence. Neurosurg Clin North Am Oct 1992;3(4):803–20.
Magnetic resonance imaging of the central skull base. Top Magn Reson Imaging 1999;10(5): 325–46.
Modern imaging of the pituitary. Radiology Apr 1993;187(1):1–14.
MR of craniopharyngiomas: Tumor delineation and characterization AJR Am J Roentgenol Aug 1987;149(2): 383–88.
Analysis of radiological features relative to histopathology in 42 skull base chordomas and chondrosarcomas. Eur J Radiol 2006;58(3):461–70.
Chordomas and chondrosarcomas of the cranial base: Results and follow-up of 60 patients. Neurosurgery 1996;38(2):420–27.
Fungal sinusitis. J Otolaryngol 1994;23(4):244–49.
Periantral soft-tissue infiltration and its relevance to the early detection of invasive fungal sinusitis: CT and MR findings. Am J Neuroradiol Feb 1998;19(2):321–25.
Inflammatory pseudotumor of the maxillary sinus: CT and MR findings in six cases. Am J Roentgenol 1994;163:689–92.
Imagingfindings of head and neck inflammatory pseudotumor. Am J Roentgenol Oct 2009; 193(4):1180–86.
Extraorbital inflammatory pseudotumor of the head and neck: CT and MR findings in three patients. Am J Neuroradiol 1999;20:1133–39.
Inflammatory pseudotumor. Radio Graphics 2003;23:719–29.
Inflammatory pseudotumor (myoblastic tumor) of the genitourinary tract. Am J Roentgenol 2008;191:1255–62.
Imaging in tuberculosis of the skull and skull-base: Casereport. Neuroradiology Mar 2003;45(3):160–63.
Sellar abscess associated with tuberculous osteomyelitis of the skull: MR findings. Am J Neuroradiol 1989;10(2):448.
Imaging of skull base cerebrospinal fluid leaks in adults. Radiology Sep 2008;248(3):725–36.
CSF leaks: Correlation of high-resolution CT and multiplanar reformations with intraoperative endoscopic findings. Am J Neuroradiol Mar 2008;29(3):536–41.
Nasal cerebrospinal fluid leaks: Critical review and surgical considerations. Laryngoscope 2004;114: 255–65.
Endoscopic management of cerebro-spinal fluid rhinorrhea. Laryngoscope 2004;114:1833–37.
Evaluation of high-resolution CT and MR cisternography in the diagnosis of cerebrospinal fluid fistula. Am J Neuroradiol 1998;19: 633–37.
Midface anomalies in children. Radiographics Jul-Aug 2000;20(4):907–22.
Langman's medical embryology (5th ed). Baltimore: Md: Williams & Wilkins 1985.
Congenital nasal masses: CT and MR imaging features in 16 cases. Am J Neuroradiol 1991;12:105–16.
Congenital abnormalities of the nose: CT and MR findings. Am J Roentgenol 1994;162:1211–17.
Nasal obstruction in the neonate secondary to nasolacrimal duct cysts. Laryngoscope 1995;105:86–89.
Congenital midline nasal masses: Diagnosis and management. J Dermatol Surg Oncol 1990; 16:1025–36.
The nose and nasal vault. Semin Ultrasound CT MR 1991;12:592–612.