Difficulties in treatment of CSF leakage associated with a temporal meningocele

Gurkanlar D., Akyuz M., Acikbas C., Ermol C., Tuncer R.

ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, vol.149, no.12, pp.1239-1242, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 149 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00701-007-1273-3
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1239-1242
  • Keywords: cerebrospinal fluid fistula, temporal meningocele, surgical approach, CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID RHINORRHEA, SPHENOID SINUS, ENCEPHALOCELE, CT, FISTULA, MR
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes


Temporal meningocele is a rarely encountered pathology. It is caused by communication between the subarachnoid space of the middle fossa and lateral extension of the sphenoid sinus.