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Neuroradiology. 1990;32(6):533-4.

Encephalocoele involving the petrous bone.

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Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Flinders Medical Centre, Australia.

Abstract

The rare occurrence of an encephalocoele through a defect in the tegmen of the petrous bone is reported. The case illustrates the association of this abnormality with recurrent meningitis and the importance of imaging in defining the nature and site of the lesion prior to surgery.

PMID:
2287391
DOI:
10.1007/bf02426475
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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