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The skull base 

The skull base
The skull base

Giles Warner

, Andrea S. Burgess

, Suresh Patel

, Pablo Martinez-Devesa

, and Rogan Corbridge

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date: 07 July 2020

Anatomy 498

Tumours of the cerebello-pontine angle 502

Glomus tumours 506

Lateral temporal bone resection 508

Total petrosectomy 510

The skull base is a complex anatomical region that is technically challenging for surgeons. In this chapter we will concentrate on the extracranial anatomy and relations of the skull base. Ideally read this section using a skull alongside to gain a better understanding of the complex anatomy....

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