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[Vascular anomalies of the cerebellopontine angle]

Abstract:

Vascular anomalies of the cerebellopontine angle are rare compared to tumors in this area. Irritation of the trigeminal, facial, or vestibulocochlear nerve may cause trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm and vertigo, or tinnitus accordingly. Vessel loops in the cerebellopontine cisterns may cause compression at the root entry or exit zone of the cranial nerves V, VII, and VIII, a phenomenon which is called "vascular loop syndrome." Megadolichobasilar artery and aneurysms of the vertebrobasil...

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10.1007/s00117-005-1327-6

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Journal:
Der Radiologe
Volume:
46
Issue:
3
Pages:
216-222
Publication date:
2006-03-01
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EISSN:
1432-2102
ISSN:
0033-832X
Source identifiers:
322269
Language:
German
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2012-12-19

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