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Case Report, J Otol Rhinol Vol: 2 Issue: 4

A Facial Canal Paraganglioma with Intradural Extension via the Internal Auditory Canal

Masaya Konishi1, Seung-Ho Shin2*, Shailendra Sivalingam3, Antonio Caruso4, Maurizio Falcioni4 and Mario Sanna4
1Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
2Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, CHA University, Seongnam, Republic of Korea
3Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4Gruppo Otologico, Casa di cura, Piacenza-Rome, Italy
Corresponding author : Seung-Ho Shin
Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, CHA Bundang Medical Center , CHA University, 351 Yatap-dong, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do 463-712, Korea
Tel: 82-31-780-3466/82-10-3667-0920; Fax: 82-31-780-5347
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: July 18, 2013 Accepted: September 16, 2013 Published: October 02, 2013
Citation: Konishi M, Shin SH, Sivalingam S, Caruso A, Falcioni M, et al. (2013) A Facial Canal Paraganglioma with Intradural Extension via the Internal Auditory Canal. J Otol Rhinol 2:4. doi:10.4172/2324-8785.1000135


Prospective Study of Glomus Jugulare and Tympanicum Tumors: Clinical Findings, Surgical Approach and Outcomes, Short-Term Follow-Up: A Clinical Perspective

Facial canal paragangliomas are rare and by definition they arise from the paraganglia along the vertical portion of facial canal. We report a case of a facial canal paragangliomas with extension into the internal auditory canal. This report describes for the first time this avenue of extension of facial canal paragangliomas.

Keywords: Facial canal; Paraganglioma; Internal auditory canal; Intradural extension

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