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Related to carotid canal: optic canal, jugular foramen, hypoglossal canal, condylar canal, Foramen rotundum, Foramen lacerum
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In conclusion, patients with a large petrous apex cholesterol granuloma may experience extensive bone erosion involving the jugular foramen, carotid canal, and internal auditory canal.
Gentle dissection around the mass revealed the presence of a defect in the adjacent promontory, which we identified as the carotid canal.
Magnetic resonance imaging revealed extensive tumor recurrence in the left parotid bed and carotid canal.
The internal carotid artery enters the carotid canal in the petrous portion of the temporal bone.
The left foramen ovale and foramen spinosum, as well as the horizontal part of the left internal carotid canal, were eroded, and the tumor extended through the anterior wall of the middle ear (figure 2).
2] The peritubal region surrounds the eustachian tube and is anterolateral to the carotid canal.