Original article| Volume 18, ISSUE 3, P213-215, July 1994

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Hydatid cyst in the infratemporal fossa MRI demonstration

  • R. Nuri Sener
    Address reprint requests to: Rifat Nuri Sener, MD, Department of Radiology, Ege University Hospital, Bornova, Izmir, 35100-TR, Turkey.
    Department of Radiology, Ege University Hospital, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
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      This article presents magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of a patient affected with disseminated hydatid disease associated with a uniloculated cyst lodged in the infratemporal fossa. The lesion mainly caused buccal prominence, dysphonia, and exophthalmos. To the author's knowledge, this is the first reported instance of a hydatid cyst in the infratemporal fossa demonstrated with MRI.


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