Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 1999; 3 (5): 221-224

Acoustic neuromas and meningiomas–Histopathological aspect. A post mortem study on temporal bones

F. Salvinelli, M. Trivelli, F. Greco, F.H. Linthicum Jr*

Institute of Otolaryngology, “Campus Bio-Medico” University – Rome (Italy)
*Department of Histopathology, “House Ear Institute” – Los Angeles, CA (USA)


Abstract. – The histopathological changes in the temporal bones of three deceased donours individuals, two with concomitant acoustic tumors and one with concomitant petroclival meningioma have been studied. The differences between neuromas and meningiomas are examined. The different clinical relevance and the different therapeutic guidelines are discussed.

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F. Salvinelli, M. Trivelli, F. Greco, F.H. Linthicum Jr*
Acoustic neuromas and meningiomas–Histopathological aspect. A post mortem study on temporal bones

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Year: 1999
Vol. 3 - N. 5
Pages: 221-224