TITLE

Suprasellar epidermoid presenting with precocious puberty

AUTHOR(S)
Symss, Nigel Peter; Prasad, A. N.; Ramamurthi, Ravi; Vasudevan, M. C.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences;Jul-Dec2007, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Epidermoids are inclusion tumors of the central nervous system and are rare, benign slow-growing tumors. They are estimated to constitute 0.5-1.8% of the brain tumors and have an affinity for the subarachnoid cisterns at the base of the brain, the suprasellar cistern being one of the most favoured sites. We report a case of suprasellar epidermoid in a 2-year-old male child with an unusual CT and MRI appearance, who presented to us in February 1995 with features of precocious puberty. In October 2004, at the age of 11 years, he presented with symptoms and signs of raised ICP.
ACCESSION #
27450622

 

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