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Primary malignant melanoma of the cerebellopontine angle: a diagnostic dilemma: case report.

Authors
  • Oluigbo, Chima O
  • Cooke, Stephen R
  • Flynn, Peter A
  • Choudhari, Kishor A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Neurosurgery
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2006
Volume
59
Issue
6
Identifiers
PMID: 17277669
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Correlation of clinical and imaging findings offer the most important clues in the diagnosis of such unusual primary malignant tumors of the CPA. A history of rapid onset of audiovestibular symptoms, presence of facial palsy, and shortening of T1 and T2 relaxation times on magnetic resonance imaging scans should arouse the clinician's suspicions.

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