Magnetic resonance and computed tomography imaging of a grade IV papillary endolymphatic sac tumour

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dc.contributor.author van Rensburg P.J.
dc.contributor.author van der Meer G.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-15T16:17:04Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-15T16:17:04Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Neuro-Oncology
dc.identifier.citation 89
dc.identifier.citation 2
dc.identifier.issn 0167594X
dc.identifier.other 10.1007/s11060-008-9605-6
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/14056
dc.description.abstract The endolymphatic sac tumour (ELST) is an adenomatous neoplasm of the papillary pattern originating from the endolymphatic sac's epithelium. We describe the computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging features of a rare grade IV tumour with extensive skull base, cerebello-pontine and nasopharyngeal spread as well as involvement of the left temporomandibular joint. Papillary ELST may easily be misinterpreted on histopathological and even on immunohistochemical examination with other papillary lesions. Thus the radiological imaging features and localization in conjunction with histopathological features and clinical presentation play a paramount role in making the correct diagnosis. © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC. 2008.
dc.subject gadolinium pentetate
dc.subject iopromide
dc.subject aged
dc.subject article
dc.subject auditory system examination
dc.subject cancer grading
dc.subject cancer palliative therapy
dc.subject cancer radiotherapy
dc.subject case report
dc.subject clinical feature
dc.subject computer assisted tomography
dc.subject contrast enhancement
dc.subject cranial neuropathy
dc.subject diagnostic accuracy
dc.subject diplopia
dc.subject dysphagia
dc.subject endolymphatic sac
dc.subject face muscle
dc.subject female
dc.subject hearing loss
dc.subject histopathology
dc.subject human
dc.subject immunohistochemistry
dc.subject muscle weakness
dc.subject nasopharynx
dc.subject neurologic examination
dc.subject nuclear magnetic resonance imaging
dc.subject pons angle
dc.subject skull base tumor
dc.subject temporomandibular joint
dc.subject tinnitus
dc.subject treatment refusal
dc.subject tumor localization
dc.subject tumor volume
dc.subject vertigo
dc.subject Adenocarcinoma, Papillary
dc.subject Aged
dc.subject Ear Neoplasms
dc.subject Endolymphatic Sac
dc.subject Female
dc.subject Humans
dc.subject Magnetic Resonance Imaging
dc.subject Skull Base Neoplasms
dc.subject Tomography, X-Ray Computed
dc.title Magnetic resonance and computed tomography imaging of a grade IV papillary endolymphatic sac tumour
dc.type Article
dc.description.version Article


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