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A Venous Cause for Facial Canal Enlargement: Multidetector Row CT Findings and Histopathologic Correlation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20395388     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
SUMMARY: An enlarged facial nerve canal can be a seen in both pathologic and nonpathologic processes. The purposes of this report are the following: 1) to present a rare cause of bony facial nerve canal enlargement, due to an enlarged vein, with high-resolution MDCT and histopathologic correlation; and 2) to discuss the vascular anatomy that gives rise to this variant.
Authors:
G Moonis; K Mani; J O'Malley; S Merchant; H D Curtin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-04-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1936-959X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003708     Medline TA:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E83-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.
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