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Giant intradiploic epidermoid tumor of the occipital bone: case report

Guridi J, Ollier J, Aguilera F.
Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.

Magazine: Neurosurgery

Date: Dec 1, 1990

Neurosurgery

The authors describe a case of a giant intradiploic epidermoid cyst of the occipital bone with an intracranial extension in the posterior fossa and no signs of neurological involvement.

The lesion started as a painless lump under the scalp. Roentgenographic and computed tomographic findings led to a correct diagnosis, and the complete removal of the cyst was accomplished, despite its large size. The total removal of these cysts is associated with a good prognosis.

CITA DEL ARTÍCULO  Neurosurgery. 1990 Dec;27(6):978-80; discussion 980-1

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