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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society > Volume 20(6); 1991 > Article
Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1991;20(6): 487-491.
A Case of Parasitic Cyst from Sparganosis in the Cerebellopontine Angle.
C An, S C Kim, J H Sim
Departments of Neurosurgery, Busan Paik Hospital, Inje Medical School, Busan, Korea.
ABSTRACT
Sparganosis of the brain is very rare and surgical disease. Clinical experience with a case of parasitic cyst from sparganosis in cerebellopontine angle was reported with review of the literatures. A 55-year-old male had suffered from vertigo and left hearing disturbance. C-T scan revealed well demarcated cystic lesion with rim enhancement in cerebellopontine angle. Retromastoid craniectomy was performed. The parasitic cyst and adhered granuation tissues on the surrounding area were removed using surgical microscope.
Key Words: Sparganosis; Parasitic cyst; Cerebellopontine angle; Retromastoid craniectomy
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