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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.
Correlation of ABR and medical imaging in patients with cerebellopontine angle tumors.
20-21) In some cases, the tumor reached the cerebellopontine angle or invaded the cerebellum.
Hypoglossal-facial nerve anastomosis for facial nerve palsy following surgery for cerebellopontine angle tumors.
In reviewing more than 1,000 cases of cerebellopontine angle (CPA) tumor, Brackmann and Bartels found only 3 lesions (0.
One of the sequelae is temporal bone destruction that frequently involves the cerebellopontine angle and petrous apex by direct extension.
The most common location is the cerebellopontine angle, where epidermoids account for approximately 9% of all tumors.