When metastases do occur, they are most commonly found in the petrous portion (35% of cases), the internal auditory canal (17%), the mastoid (8%), and the external auditory canal (8%).
What does IAC stand for?
IAC stands for Internal Auditory Canal
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The remaining material is organized by anatomy, with seven chapters focusing on the external auditory canal and pinna; the middle ear and mastoid; temporal bone vascular anatomy, anomalies, and disease, with an emphasis on pulsatile tinnitus; the inner ear and otodystrophics; temporal bone trauma; anatomy and development of the facial nerve; and the vestibulocochlear nerve, with an emphasis on the normal and diseased internal auditory canal and cerebellopontine angle.
Cochlear and internal auditory canal morphology appeared normal on both sides.
Abstract Schwannomas arising from the cochlear nerve and confined to the internal auditory canal are rare.
7-mm mass located in the right internal auditory canal (IAC) that appeared hypointense on T 1-weighted images and isointense on T2-weighted images; the tumor showed no dural tail sign or calcification on MRI (figure).
27) Osteomas of the internal auditory canal are also rare, as only 12 cases have been reported in the world literature.
Compression of the facial nerve by the tumor in the superior compartment of the internal auditory canal explained the preoperative and postoperative facial paresis.