Aspergillosis of the Petrous Apex and Meckel's Cave.

Skull Base 2010 May;20(3):189-92

Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Medical Imaging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Cranial cerebral aspergillosis is a rare entity in immunocompetent patients. Invasive disease involving the petrous apex and Meckel's cave has rarely been described. We present a case of localized invasive petrous apical and Meckel's cave disease in an immunocompetent patient who presented with hemicranial neuralgic pain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0029-1246229DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3037105PMC
May 2010
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