, Volume 31, Issue 2, pp 184–186 | Cite as

Brain herniation into the middle ear cavity: MR imaging

  • N. Martin
  • O. Sterkers
  • M. Murat
  • N. Hahum
Case Reports


A CT and MR study of a case of brain hernia within the middle ear cavity is reported. MR allows differentiation between brain tissue and other abnormalities of the ear with a similar appearance on CT.

Key words

CT-MR imaging Brain hernia Cholesteatoma Cholesterol granuloma 


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© Springer-Verlag 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Martin
    • 1
  • O. Sterkers
    • 2
  • M. Murat
    • 1
  • N. Hahum
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyHopital BeaujonClichyFrance
  2. 2.Department of OtoihinolaryngologyHopital BeaujonClichyFrance

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