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South African Journal of Surgery

On-line version ISSN 2078-5151
Print version ISSN 0038-2361

Abstract

EDKINS, Oskar; LUBBE, Darlene  and  TAYLOR, Allan. Endoscopic trans-sphenoidal drainage of petrous apex cholesterol granulomas. S. Afr. j. surg. [online]. 2010, vol.48, n.3, pp.94-96. ISSN 2078-5151.

Cholesterol granulomas of the petrous apex are rare lesions that pose challenging surgical decisions and approaches when attempting surgical drainage. In this article we present 2 cases of successful surgical management using an endoscopic trans-sphenoidal approach and review the requirements and considerations for this procedure.

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