Internal auditory canal metastasis mimicking a vestibular schwannoma at presentation - a case report and review of the literature
Loo, Suat W
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Loo, S. W., Dean, A., & Murray, P. (2009). Internal auditory canal metastasis mimicking a vestibular schwannoma at presentation - a case report and review of the literature.
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Abstract Metastasis to the internal auditory canal from breast carcinoma is extremely rare and difficult to diagnose. It radiologically mimics vestibular schwannoma and can occur as a first manifestation of systemic relapse after a long disease-free interval in patients previously treated for early breast cancer. The diagnosis is usually made retrospectively and the optimal management of such metastasis following complete resection remains undefined.
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