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Cholesterol granuloma of the right petrous apex.

Cunningham PJC - MedPix (2007)

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Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Cholesterol granuloma of the right petrous apex.

History: A 13-year-old girl presented with a 2-month history of intermittent right-sided headaches and diplopia. She described mild dysequilibrium but no hearing loss and had no

Findings: Abnormal hyperintense lesion in the far anterior petrous apex on the patient's right. Sharply marginated

Ddx: • Normal petrous fatty bone marrow • Cholesterol granuloma • Endolymphatic sac tumor

Dxhow: Endoscopic surgery

Exam: Physical examination demonstrated right-sided sixth nerve palsy. The remainder of the exam was within normal limits.

No MeSH data available.


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Cholesterol granuloma of the right petrous apex.

Cunningham PJC - MedPix (2007)

This detail from the previous image shows the lesion well.
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MPX2596_synpic1339: This detail from the previous image shows the lesion well.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Cholesterol granuloma of the right petrous apex.

History: A 13-year-old girl presented with a 2-month history of intermittent right-sided headaches and diplopia. She described mild dysequilibrium but no hearing loss and had no

Findings: Abnormal hyperintense lesion in the far anterior petrous apex on the patient's right. Sharply marginated

Ddx: • Normal petrous fatty bone marrow • Cholesterol granuloma • Endolymphatic sac tumor

Dxhow: Endoscopic surgery

Exam: Physical examination demonstrated right-sided sixth nerve palsy. The remainder of the exam was within normal limits.

No MeSH data available.