Non-communicating arachnoid cyst of the temporal bone presenting as facial nerve paralysis in an infant

Ashutosh Kacker, John P. Bent, Richard Abbott

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Abstract

Non-communicating arachnoid cyst of the lateral temporal bone is a rare conditon. We present a case of a non-communicating arachnoid cyst of the temporal bone in an infant who presented with a lower motor neuron facial nerve paralysis. The patient was treated by surgical excision of the cyst. Copyright (C) 1999 Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)151-154
Number of pages4
JournalInternational journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology
Volume49
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Arachnoid cyst
  • Temporal bone

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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