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Vol. 44, No. 2, 2008
Issue release date: January 2008
Section title: Case Report
Pediatr Neurosurg 2008;44:148–152
(DOI:10.1159/000113119)

Cranial Fasciitis Presenting with Intracranial Mass: A Case Report

Takeda N. · Fujita K. · Katayama S. · Akutsu N. · Hashimoto K. · Kohmura E.
Departments of aNeurosurgery and bPathology, Nishi-Kobe Medical Center, cDepartment of Neurosurgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan

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Article / Publication Details

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Abstract of Case Report

Received: 3/22/2006
Accepted: 11/29/2006
Published online: 1/24/2008

Number of Print Pages: 5
Number of Figures: 6
Number of Tables: 1

ISSN: 1016-2291 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0305 (Online)

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Abstract

We describe a very rare case of cranial fasciitis presenting with intracranial mass in a 3-year-old girl. There was no palpable scalp mass. CT scan and MRI demonstrated an epidural mass adherent to the dura with destruction of the inner table of the skull. The tumor was extirpated completely and the resected specimens were diagnosed as cranial fasciitis. When neurosurgeons, pediatricians and radiologists encounter an epidural tumor in a pediatric patient, cranial fasciitis should be kept in mind.


Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Case Report

Received: 3/22/2006
Accepted: 11/29/2006
Published online: 1/24/2008

Number of Print Pages: 5
Number of Figures: 6
Number of Tables: 1

ISSN: 1016-2291 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0305 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/PNE


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