Surgery of Space-Occupying Lesions of the Orbit and Adjacent Skull Base

  • Madjid Samii
  • Wolfgang Draf
  • Johannes Lang

Abstract

Because advanced tumors of the skull base produce a mass lesion in the orbit, and because primary tumors of the orbit can spread to involve the cranial base, surgical approaches to the orbit form an integral part of skull base surgery. Orbital involvement is manifested clinically by the gradual development of proptosis, visual deterioration, and disturbances of ocular motility.

Keywords

Peri Meningioma Dura Hemangioma Rounded 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Madjid Samii
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Draf
    • 2
  • Johannes Lang
    • 3
  1. 1.Medizinische Hochschule HannoverKrankenhaus Nordstadt derHannover 1Germany
  2. 2.Städtische Kliniken FuldaFuldaGermany
  3. 3.Vorstand des Anatomischen Instituts der UniversitätWürzburgGermany

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