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Alternately, it is possible that symptoms that might have been caused by the cyst's erosion through the sphenoid bone were obscured by the patient's chronic sinusitis.
The tumor also involved the squama of the temporal bone, the zygomatic process, and the greater wing of the sphenoid bone.
Cases of solitary bone plasmacytoma have been reported in the sphenoid bone, mastoid, calvaria and skull vault, hyoid bone, temporomandibular joint, maxilla, and mandible.
These recurrent lesions tended to involve the greater wing of the sphenoid bone.
In this article, we report a new case of temporal bone GCRG, in which a large tumor infiltrated the sphenoid bone, infratemporal fossa, pterygoid fossa, temporomandibular joint, middle cranial fossa, and temporal lobe.
3-cm lesion of the left skull base and the pterygoid process of the sphenoid bone, anterior to the foramen ovale (figure 1).
If the anterior clinoid process of the lesser wing of the sphenoid bone is pneumatized, there might be a deep recess (infraoptic recess) in the superior and lateral corner of the sphenoid sinus (Figure, A & B).