TITLE

Hemangioma cavernoso intraóseo craneal

AUTHOR(S)
Carrasco-Moro, R.; García-Navarrete, E.; Navas-García, M.; de Llano, M. Adrados; de Sola, R. García
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Revista Neurocirugia;2009, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p559
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Introduction. Cavernous haemangiomas are benign tumours that rarely affect the skull. A correct suspicion diagnosis is seldom obtained when typical radiological signs are lacking. In this way a definite diagnosis is only obtained after a surgical procedure in most cases. Case report. A 52-year-old female presented a painless, slow-growing tumoration in her right forehead. Skull CT showed an osteolytic lesion located within the right frontal bone. On suspicion of a metastatic origin of the lesion, a sistemic research for a primary tumour was performed without significative findings. Finally, en bloc resection of the lesion was performed followed by cranioplasty. Microscopically, the lesion proved to be a cavernous haemangioma of the frontal bone. Conclusion. Despite their low frequency, cavernous haemangiomas must be included in the differential diagnosis of slow-growing osteolytic lesions located within the skull. The elective treatment of this tumours includes a complete resection by craniectomy, with safe bony margins.
ACCESSION #
47223369

 

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