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İntratemporal fasyal sinir nöromu: Olgu sunumu [Tr-ENT]
Tr-ENT. 2003; 10(4): 159-162

İntratemporal fasyal sinir nöromu: Olgu sunumu

İbrahim Ketenci1, Yaşar Ünlü, Abdulhakim Coşkun, Erkun Tuncer

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Anahtar Kelimeler: Fasyal sinir/radyografi; fasyal sinirhastalıkları/tanı/cerrahi; fasyal paralizi/etyoloji/radyografi;manyetik rezonans görüntüleme; nörilemoma/tanı; nöroma/tanı/cerrahi/radyografi; bilgisayarlı tomografi.

An intratemporal facial nerve neuroma: a case report

İbrahim Ketenci1, Yaşar Ünlü, Abdulhakim Coşkun, Erkun Tuncer

A forty-one-year-old man presented with right-sided
progressive facial nerve paralysis of one year duration.
Computed tomography of the temporal bone
showed a soft tissue mass in relation with the tympanic
segment of the facial nerve with destructive
changes in the facial recess region. Magnetic resonance
images before and after gadolinium injection
revealed a contrast-enhancing mass lesion in the
tympanic cavity. The tumor was removed through a
transmastoid approach and a cable graft from the
greater auricular nerve was used to repair the defect.
Histopathologic diagnosis was facial nerve schwannoma.
At the end of one-year follow-up, the patient
had moderately severe facial nerve dysfunction.

Keywords: Facial nerve/radiography; facial nerve diseases/diagnosis/surgery; facial paralysis/etiology/radiography; magneticresonance imaging; neurilemmoma/diagnosis; neuroma/diagnosis/surgery/radiography; tomography, X-ray computed.

İbrahim Ketenci, Yaşar Ünlü, Abdulhakim Coşkun, Erkun Tuncer. An intratemporal facial nerve neuroma: a case report. Tr-ENT. 2003; 10(4): 159-162

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