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J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 1991 Jun;20(6):447-455. Korean. Original Article.
Lee SP , Kweon JG , Hwang SK , Hamm IS , Park YM , Kim SL , Lee SH , Park JS , Cho TH .
Departments of Neurosurgery, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Taegu, Korea.
Departments of Otolaryngology, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Taegu, Korea.

The technique and results of infratemporal fossa approach of jugular formamen meuroma and clivus chordoma are presented. The infratemporal fossa approach allowed radical removal of jugualr foramen neuroma and effective palliative removal of clivus chordoma. The basic features of infratemporal fossa approach are permanent anterior displacement of the facial nerve, subtotal petrosectomy and obliteration of the middle ear cleft.

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