TITLE

Giant Intradiploic Epidermoid Cyst of Occipital Bone A Case Report and Literature Review

AUTHOR(S)
Kumaran, S. P.; Gupta, K.; Priyadarshini, H.; Ghosal, N.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Neuroradiology Journal;Dec2010, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p707
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Intradiploic epidermoid cysts are congenital benign lesions. They commonly occur intracranially. Intradiploic epidermoid cyst of the calvarium is very rare and few cases have been reported to date. We describe a giant intradiploic epidermoid cyst of the occipital bone with CT and MRI characteristics including DW imaging and ADC values.
ACCESSION #
58621370

 

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