A rapid onset swelling in the left temporomandibular joint (TMJ) region occurred in a 70-year-old man. The remote clinical history was unremarkable; crepitus at the involved TMJ, omolateral tinnitus, hearing decrease and persistent headache in the sovraorbital area was reported. A firm mass was palpable intra- and extra-orally. Laboratory investigations were within normal limits

An unusual case of giant cell tumour involving the middle cranial fossa, originating from soft tissues of the temporomandibular joint.

NOCINI, Pier Francesco;PROCACCI, Pasquale;
2009

Abstract

A rapid onset swelling in the left temporomandibular joint (TMJ) region occurred in a 70-year-old man. The remote clinical history was unremarkable; crepitus at the involved TMJ, omolateral tinnitus, hearing decrease and persistent headache in the sovraorbital area was reported. A firm mass was palpable intra- and extra-orally. Laboratory investigations were within normal limits
Aged; Cranial Fossa; Giant Cell Tumor of Bone; Humans; Male; Middle; Neurosurgical Procedures; pathology/radiography/surgery; Skull Base Neoplasms; Temporomandibular Joint; Temporomandibular Joint Disorders; Treatment Outcome
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