Rare Bilateral Lipoma of the Internal Auditory Canals A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Gobel, A. B.; Kenny, K.; Atlas, S. W.
August 2010
Neuroradiology Journal;Aug2010, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p501
Academic Journal
Case Study
About 10% of all intracranial tumors are localized in the cerebellopontine angle and in the internal auditory canal. Less than 2% of these are lipomas. Furthermore, it can be expected that lipomas in this position with a bilateral localization are exceedingly rare. We describe a 70-year-old-woman with lipomas in both internal auditory canals presented in the literature for the first time and include a detailed literature research.


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