Arachnoid Cyst of the Middle Cranial Fossae Associated with Hemianosmia and Unilateral Paranasal Sinus Hypoplasia

Mahdavi, Ali; Ahmadi, Hamed; Baradaran, Nima; Family, Peyman; Nejat, Farideh; Sazgar, Amir Arvin
February 2009
Journal of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery;Feb2009, Vol. 38 Issue 1, pE6
Academic Journal
Case Study
A case report that discusses arachnoid cyst of the middle cranial fossae that is associated with hemianosmia and unilateral paranasal sinus hypoplasia is presented. The patient is a 33-year-old man in Tehran who has congenital hemianosmia and complained about vertigo, emesis, and a cluster-like headache. The intradural cystic mass was detected by magnetic resonance imaging. Therapy with pethidine, dimenhydrinate, betahistine, and acetaminophen codeine is noted.


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