Other Lesions of the Facial Nerve

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  • Title: L-241 Traumatic Neuroma
  • Chapter: Neural Disorders
  • Chapter section: Facial Nerve Disorders, Other Lesions of the Facial Nerve
  • TB Case Number: 158
  • Gender: Female
  • Age(yrs.): 67
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Subarachnoid hemorrhage

    2. Otitis media, chronic, suppurative, bilateral

    3. Mastoidectomy, modified radical, right

    4. Mastoid bowl, granulations, right

    5. Tympanic membrane, fibrosis, displacement, bilateral

    6. Malleus, osseous fixation, chronic otitis media, right

    7. Malleus and incus, resorptive osteitis, moderate

    8. Mastoidectomy, radical, with skin graft, left

    9. Mastoid bowl, postoperative, healed, left

    10. Skin graft, mastoid bowl, left

    11. Malleus and incus, missing, left

    12. Chorda tympani nerve, surgical section, left

    13. Neurons, traumatic, chorda tympani, left

    14. Cholesterol granuloma, middle ear, left

    15. Stapes, fixation, chronic otitis media, left

    16. Tympanosclerosis, middle ear, left

    17. Membranous labyrinths, normal, bilateral

  • Title: L-241 Traumatic Neuroma
  • Chapter: Neural Disorders
  • Chapter section: Facial Nerve Disorders, Other Lesions of the Facial Nerve
  • TB Case Number: 158
  • Gender: Female
  • Age(yrs.): 67
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Subarachnoid hemorrhage

    2. Otitis media, chronic, suppurative, bilateral

    3. Mastoidectomy, modified radical, right

    4. Mastoid bowl, granulations, right

    5. Tympanic membrane, fibrosis, displacement, bilateral

    6. Malleus, osseous fixation, chronic otitis media, right

    7. Malleus and incus, resorptive osteitis, moderate

    8. Mastoidectomy, radical, with skin graft, left

    9. Mastoid bowl, postoperative, healed, left 1

    10. Skin graft, mastoid bowl, left

    11. Malleus and incus, missing, left

    12. Chorda tympani nerve, surgical section, left

    13. Neurons, traumatic, chorda tympani, left

    14. Cholesterol granuloma, middle ear, left 1

    15. Stapes, fixation, chronic otitis media, left

    16. Tympanosclerosis, middle ear, left

    17. Membranous labyrinths, normal, bilateral

  • Title: L-311 Traumatic Neuroma
  • Chapter: Neural Disorders
  • Chapter section: Facial Nerve Disorders, Other Lesions of the Facial Nerve
  • TB Case Number: 158
  • Gender: Female
  • Age(yrs.): 67
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Subarachnoid hemorrhage

    2. Otitis media, chronic, suppurative, bilateral

    3. Mastoidectomy, modified radical, right

    4. Mastoid bowl, granulations, right

    5. Tympanic membrane, fibrosis, displacement, bilateral

    6. Malleus, osseous fixation, chronic otitis media, right

    7. Malleus and incus, resorptive osteitis, moderate

    8. Mastoidectomy, radical, with skin graft, left

    9. Mastoid bowl, postoperative, healed, left

    10 Skin graft, mastoid bowl, left

    11. Malleus and incus, missing, left

    12. Chorda tympani nerve, surgical section, left

    13. Neurons, traumatic, chorda tympani, left

    14. Cholesterol granuloma, middle ear, left

    15. Stapes, fixation, chronic otitis media, left

    16. Tympanosclerosis, middle ear, left

    17. Membranous labyrinths, normal, bilateral

  • Title: R-221 Cochlear Tympanomastoid Cerebellar asec
  • Chapter: Neural Disorders
  • Chapter section: Facial Nerve Disorders, Other Lesions of the Facial Nerve
  • TB Case Number: 829
  • Gender: Male
  • Age(yrs.): 16
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Radical mastoidectomy cavity, recent (3 wks)

    2. Thrombosis, lateral venous sinus (by history)

    3. Meningitis (PMNs in subarachnoid space of internal auditory canal)

    4. Facial nerve, atrophy, mastoid segment

  • Title: R-411 Facial Palsy
  • Chapter: Neural Disorders
  • Chapter section: Facial Nerve Disorders, Other Lesions of the Facial Nerve
  • TB Case Number: 176
  • Gender: Female
  • Age(yrs.): 50
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Adenocarcinoma, metastatic, breast, internal auditory canal, right

    2. Membranous labyrinth, degeneration, partial, metastatic adenocarcinoma, breast, internal auditory canal, right

    3. Facial nerve degeneration, severe, metastatic adenocarcinoma, breast, internal auditory canal, right

    4. Otosclerosis, histologic, anterior to oval window, left

    5. Osteoporosis, mastoid trabeculae, bilateral

    6. Artifact, preparation, compression, membraneous labyrinth, bilateral

  • Title: L-161 Meningeal Carcinomatosis
  • Chapter: Neural Disorders
  • Chapter section: Facial Nerve Disorders, Other Lesions of the Facial Nerve
  • TB Case Number: 376
  • Gender: Male
  • Age(yrs.): 57
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Carcinomatous meningitis with invasion of vestibular, cochlear, and facial nerve trunks

    2. Atrophy of the motor divisions of the facial nerves

    3. Loss of cochlear sensory cells, mid-basal turns, bilateral, possibly caused by noise exposure

    4. Sensorineural hearing loss with loss of organ of Corti, basal turn, cause undetermined (possibly combination of sensory presbycusis, noise exposure, and hereditary influence)

  • Title: L-232 Leukemia, Facial Palsy
  • Chapter: Neural Disorders
  • Chapter section: Facial Nerve Disorders, Other Lesions of the Facial Nerve
  • TB Case Number: 242
  • Gender: Male
  • Age(yrs.): 49
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Leukemia, subacute, myelogenous

    2. Leukemia, infiltrates, multiple, temporal bone, left

    3. Bony labyrinth, degeneration, partial, leukemic infiltrate, left

    4. Hydrops, endolymphatic, audiovestibular, severe, leukemia, left

    5. Membranous labyrinth, degeneration, severe, leukemia, left

    6. Facial nerve, degeneration, severe, leukemia, left