Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging of the temporal bone
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- De Foer, B., Vercruysse, JP., Spaepen, M. et al. Neuroradiology (2010) 52: 785. doi:10.1007/s00234-010-0742-1
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This paper summarizes the value of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of temporal bone pathology. It highlights the use of different types of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in the different types of cholesteatoma, prior to first stage surgery and prior to second look surgery. The value of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of pathology of the apex of the petrous bone and the cerebellopontine angle is also discussed.