Intraosseous petrous apex neuroma: CT findings

Paul Solodnik, Peter M. Som, Joel M.A. Shugar, Ved P. Sachdev, Michael Sacher, Charles F. Lanzieri, Daniel Rigamonti

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An avascular, contrast enhancing intraosseous petrous apex mass was discovered on CT in a patient with prior colonic carcinoma and acute myelocytic leukemia. A normal bone scan made metastasis unlikely and surgery revealed a neuroma. The differential diagnosis is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1027-1029
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of computer assisted tomography
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986
Externally publishedYes


  • Bones, neoplasms
  • Computed tomography
  • Skull, neoplasms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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