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Radiological Imaging of Skull Base Tumours

  • Moran Amit
  • Dan M. Fliss
  • Ziv Gil
Part of the Head and Neck Cancer Clinics book series (HNCC)

Abstract

Skull base tumours are a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Because of their inaccessiblity to clinical inspection, preoperative evaluation of skull base tumours usually relies on radiological means. Advances in imaging modalities and their widespread use have made it possible for the surgeon to understand the nature and extent of the pathology before surgery [1]. Experience gained in the past two decades with advanced imaging techniques has considerably improved our ability to gain information during preoperative evaluations and follow up of these patients. In this chapter, these imaging modalities and their application in different skull base lesions are reviewed.

Keywords

Magnetic Resonance Angiography Nasal Cavity Skull Base Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Cribriform Plate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck and Maxillofacial SurgeryTel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
  2. 2.Head and Neck Surgery Unit, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck and Maxillofacial SurgeryTel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael

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