Hydrocephalus and petrous apex cephalocoele

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Headache and blurring of vision

Patient Data

Age: 50 years old
Gender: Male

Herniation of CSF into the petrous apex bilaterally that communicate with Meckel's cave. Associated supratentorial hydrocephalus is seen and supposed to be the etiology.

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Case information

rID: 25095
Published: 4th Oct 2013
Last edited: 11th Dec 2015
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