A 45-year old female was admitted complaining of double vision. A CT scan revealed a mass originating from the petrous part of the temporal bone with infiltration of the cavernous sinus. The patient was operated and a subtotal excision of the tumor was achieved. Pathological examination revealed benign osteoblastoma. During an 18 year follow up period, no progression of tumor has been detected.
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Accepted: June 18, 2004
Received: April 4, 2004
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