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Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Volume 2012, Article ID 690148, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/690148
Case Report

Giant Cell Tumor of the Temporal Bone with Direct Invasion into the Middle Ear and Skull Base: A Case Report

1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine, 2-1-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8421, Japan
2Department of Neurosurgery, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine, 2-1-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8421, Japan

Received 22 December 2011; Accepted 1 February 2012

Academic Editors: A. Casani, A. Rapoport, and C.-S. Rhee

Copyright © 2012 Takashi Iizuka et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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