Imaging Of Tumors Of The Endolymphatic Sac, Jugular Fossa And Inner Ear


MD, Radiologist, Amiralam Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Tumors of the endolymphatic sac, jugular fossa and inner ear, regarding to their location are in many times diagnosed late and surgical approach to them for biopsy and treatment is difficult. Review of imaging characteristics of these lesions can help us to diagnose them earlier with more accurate diagnosis and so more rapid and better therapeutic approach to them.
It should be emphasized that most of these tumors are malignant or have invasive characteristics that lead us to consider an accurate and sophisticated approach to them.