Archives of oto-rhino-laryngology

, Volume 207, Issue 2, pp 493–493 | Cite as

Zur Differentialdiagnose seltener Erkrankungen im Felsenbein

  • W. H. Naumann
II. Teil: Sitzungsbericht Freie Vorträge

On the differential diagnosis of rare diseases in the petrous bone


By means of three cases with nearly identical clinical symptoms the importance is stressed of the differential diagnosis in the early recognition of inflammatory and neoplastic processes in the area of the petrous bone: with the aid of modem otoneurological, neurophysiological and neuroradiological examination methods it would have been possible to prevent partially irreversible cranial nerve lesions in two cases of primary cholesteatoma of the petrous pyramid and in one case of acoustic neuroma.

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© Springer-Verlag 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. H. Naumann
    • 1
  1. 1.München

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