Sarcomas of the Temporal Bone

  • Jamie A. Ku
  • Paul W. Gidley
  • Erich M. Sturgis


Temporal bone sarcomas represent a heterogeneous group of rare malignancies. Optimal treatment of temporal bone sarcoma is challenging and necessitates a multidisciplinary approach with surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy. This chapter discusses the etiology, diagnosis, evaluation, staging, treatment, and prognosis of temporal bone sarcomas. It also introduces the most common types of temporal bone sarcoma.


Sarcoma Temporal bone Head and neck Surgery Radiation Chemotherapy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jamie A. Ku
    • 1
  • Paul W. Gidley
    • 2
  • Erich M. Sturgis
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Cleveland Clinic Head and Neck InstituteClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Department of Head and Neck SurgeryThe University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Department of EpidemiologyThe University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA
  4. 4.Christopher and Susan Damico Chair in Viral Associated MalignanciesThe University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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