skull neoplasms

Summary

Summary: Neoplasms of the bony part of the skull.

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  1. Yoon S, Paek S, Park S, Kim D, Jung H. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma of the cranial vault with retrobulbar metastasis mimicking a subacute subdural hematoma: case report. J Neurosurg. 2008;108:1018-20 pubmed publisher
    ..The lesion in this case was misdiagnosed as a subdural hematoma, and shows the importance of including lymphoma in the differential diagnosis of subdural mass lesions...
  2. Cristalli G, Manciocco V, Pichi B, Marucci L, Arcangeli G, Telera S, et al. Treatment and outcome of advanced external auditory canal and middle ear squamous cell carcinoma. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:816-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Postoperative radiotherapy is necessary to obtain good local control; no major adverse effects were observed in the intraoperative radiotherapy patients. The incidence of major complication is minimal after pedicle flap reconstruction...
  3. Kunst H, Lavieille J, Marres H. Squamous cell carcinoma of the temporal bone: results and management. Otol Neurotol. 2008;29:549-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Evaluation of the management and survival of patients treated for temporal bone squamous cell carcinoma...
  4. Stark A, Eichmann T, Mehdorn H. Skull metastases: clinical features, differential diagnosis, and review of the literature. Surg Neurol. 2003;60:219-25; discussion 225-6 pubmed
    ..The authors present current cases of calvarial and skull base metastases. Clinical features are compared to those of primary skull tumors and tumor-like lesions...
  5. Michael C, Gokaslan Z, DeMonte F, McCutcheon I, Sawaya R, Lang F. Surgical resection of calvarial metastases overlying dural sinuses. Neurosurgery. 2001;48:745-54; discussion 754-5 pubmed
    ..D. Anderson Cancer Center between 1993 and 1999. We compared them with 14 patients who had calvarial metastases that did not involve a venous sinus...
  6. Moeller J, Shivakumar S, Davis M, Maxner C. Occipital condyle syndrome as the first sign of metastatic cancer. Can J Neurol Sci. 2007;34:456-9 pubmed
    ..Occipital condyle syndrome is characterized by severe, unilateral, occipital headache and ipsilateral twelfth-nerve palsy. It is associated with skull-base metastasis...
  7. Aydogan L, Ozdemir S, Gumurdula D. Verrucous carcinoma of the temporal bone. Am J Otolaryngol. 2008;29:69-71 pubmed
    ..We discuss verrucous carcinoma of the temporal bone with the review of literature...
  8. Hsieh C, Sun J, Tsai W, Tsai T, Chiang Y, Liu M. Skull metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2007;149:185-90 pubmed
    ..Early diagnosis is essential to treat the primary disease. Skull metastases from HCC should be considered as a differential diagnosis in patients with scalp subcutaneous mass and osteolytic defect on X-ray skull films...
  9. Li W, Brock P, Saunders D. Imaging characteristics of primary cranial Ewing sarcoma. Pediatr Radiol. 2005;35:612-8 pubmed
    ..Previous reports concentrate on the neurosurgical aspects and relatively good outcome compared to other bone tumours of the calvarium. Reported cases mainly describe the imaging characteristics on CT...

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  1. Aquilina K, O Brien D, Phillips J. Diffuse primary non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the cranial vault. Br J Neurosurg. 2004;18:518-23 pubmed
    ..The other nine reported cases of primary skull vault lymphoma are reviewed. The diffuse vault infiltration as well as the multiple intracranial, scalp and temporalis muscle masses renders this case unique...
  2. Chan C, Trost N, McKelvie P, Rophael J, Murphy M. Unusual case of skull metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma. ANZ J Surg. 2004;74:710-3 pubmed
    ..The clinicopathological and radiological features are reviewed and discussed...
  3. Naraghi M, Kashfi A. Endonasal endoscopic resection of ethmoido-orbital osteoma compressing the optic nerve. Am J Otolaryngol. 2003;24:408-12 pubmed
    ..This approach could be judiciously used in large ethmoido-orbital osteomas in selected cases...
  4. Schick B, Steigerwald C, el Rahman el Tahan A, Draf W. The role of endonasal surgery in the management of frontoethmoidal osteomas. Rhinology. 2001;39:66-70 pubmed
    ..We favour the osteoplastic frontal sinus approach with coronal incision if an external approach is required to achieve tumour resection with the best aesthetic results...
  5. Lipsitz D, Levitski R, Berry W. Magnetic resonance imaging features of multilobular osteochondrosarcoma in 3 dogs. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2001;42:14-9 pubmed
    ..The extent of brain and soft tissue involvement were well delineated and provided useful information concerning surgical planning. MR imaging provided a useful method of evaluating dogs with skull tumors...
  6. Xu H, Qin Z, Shi Z. Chondromyxoid fibroma in the sella turcica region. J Clin Neurosci. 2011;18:1419-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Although CMF are generally regarded as benign neoplasms, they may show an infiltrative pattern and may recur; particularly when they are in locations where complete surgical excision may be difficult or impossible...
  7. De Foer B, Vercruysse J, Spaepen M, Somers T, Pouillon M, Offeciers E, et al. Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging of the temporal bone. Neuroradiology. 2010;52:785-807 pubmed publisher
    ..The value of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of pathology of the apex of the petrous bone and the cerebellopontine angle is also discussed...
  8. Peacock Z, Lam D, Cox D, Schmidt B. Metastatic epithelioid angiosarcoma to the mandible: report of a case and review of the literature. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013;42:702-6 pubmed publisher
    ..A case is presented of metastatic epithelioid angiosarcoma to the mandible from an angiosarcomatoid portion of renal carcinoma. The diagnostic challenge is outlined and the literature is reviewed...
  9. Wuersch K, Bischoff M, Thoma R, Matter M. Nasal osteoma in a dairy cow: a combined clinical, imaging and histopathological approach to diagnosis. J Comp Pathol. 2009;141:204-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast to the initial diagnosis, the later diagnostic approaches supported the diagnosis of osteoma...
  10. Abele T, Yetkin Z, Raisanen J, Mickey B, Mendelsohn D. Non-pituitary origin sellar tumours mimicking pituitary macroadenomas. Clin Radiol. 2012;67:821-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Lesions include meningioma, metastatic disease, epidermoid cyst, germinoma, chondrosarcoma, giant cell tumour, and giant aneurysm...
  11. Gomes A, Neto P, de Oliveira e Silva E, Sávio E, Neto I. Metastatic adenocarcinoma involving several bones of the body and the cranio-maxillofacial region: a case report. J Can Dent Assoc. 2009;75:211-4 pubmed
    ..We present the case of a 51-year-old woman with metastatic adenocarcinoma involving the condyle and mandible, and other bones of the body. The oral presentation of the metastasis was the source of the definitive diagnosis...
  12. Bohdanowicz Pawlak A, Szymczak J, Jakubowska J, Jedrzejuk D, Pawlak A, Lukieńczuk T, et al. Parathyroid adenoma diagnosed on the basis of a giant cell tumor of parieto-occipital region and multifocal bone injuries. Neuro Endocrinol Lett. 2013;34:610-4 pubmed
    ..The key treatment for the condition was surgical excision of the adenoma followed by the normalization of parathyroid function and significant reduction in size of skull tumor and other lesions. ..
  13. Kummoona R. The managements of orofacial tumors of children in Iraq. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:143-50 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to present a certain number of cases with an interesting pathologic tumor condition showing peculiar behaviors; the management of these cases was a challenge to our surgical experience...
  14. Tugcu B, Gunaldi O, Gunes M, Tanriverdi O, Bilgic B. Osteoblastoma of the temporal bone: a case report. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 2008;51:310-2 pubmed publisher
    ..To date, very few cases of the benign osteoblastoma arising in the calvarium have been reported in the literature. We discuss diagnostic and management aspects of this uncommon tumor...
  15. Sutherland J, Dahdaleh N, Greenlee J, Kirby P, Sargent M. Large osteolytic skull tumor presenting as a small subcutaneous scalp lesion. J Am Board Fam Med. 2011;24:763-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This ultimately was successfully treated by neurosurgery with a craniectomy, tumor excision, and reconstructive cranioplasty...
  16. Houra K, Vucić M, Cupic H, Kovac D, Cerina V. Osteolytic skull metastasis with dural involvement from a papillary thyroid carcinoma. Coll Antropol. 2011;35:919-22 pubmed
    ..We report clinical and neuroradiological features of this uncommon lesion and discussed the differential diagnosis of skull osteolytic lesion together with the treatment management...
  17. Lassig A, Spector M, Soliman S, El Kashlan H. Squamous cell carcinoma involving the temporal bone: lateral temporal bone resection as primary intervention. Otol Neurotol. 2013;34:141-50 pubmed publisher
    ..To provide an up-to-date review of treatment and outcomes of patients with squamous cell carcinoma (SCCA) involving the temporal bone...
  18. Rotarescu V, Ciurea V. Psychic stress in cranial-cerebral tumors. J Med Life. 2009;2:378-85 pubmed
    ..2009)...
  19. Nevrekar D, Abdu E, Selden N. Craniectomy for a bilobed dermoid cyst in the temporal fossa and greater wing of the sphenoid bone. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2009;45:46-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The cyst was successfully removed en bloc via a small skull base craniectomy without spillage of cyst contents. The patient recovered well without neurological or visual sequelae...
  20. Noudel R, Chauvet E, Cahn V, Mérol J, Chays A, Rousseaux P. Transcranial resection of a large sinonasal juvenile psammomatoid ossifying fibroma. Childs Nerv Syst. 2009;25:1115-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Histological diagnosis remains a challenge because the lesion can be easily mistaken for another fibroosseous lesion or for a meningioma...
  21. Kuzu Y, Shibanai K, Kuwata N. [Case of a horn-shaped osteoma]. No Shinkei Geka. 2008;36:795-8 pubmed
    ..We believe that the osteoma in our case must have grown slowly with time and ossification of the surrounding tissue...
  22. Haeren R, Dings J, Hoeberigs M, Riedl R, Rijkers K. Posttraumatic skull hemangioma: case report. J Neurosurg. 2012;117:1082-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In 25% of these lesions, previous trauma was reported anamnestically. The present case and radiological findings related to it suggest a causal relationship between trauma and the development of intraosseous hemangioma...
  23. Kamat R, Jashnani K, Rege J. Cytologic findings of an uncommon rosette-forming osteosarcoma. Acta Cytol. 2008;52:517-9 pubmed
  24. Stippler M, Gardner P, Snyderman C, Carrau R, Prevedello D, Kassam A. Endoscopic endonasal approach for clival chordomas. Neurosurgery. 2009;64:268-77; discussion 277-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Cranial base chordomas are difficult lesions to treat. The endoscopic endonasal approach (EEA) takes advantage of the natural sinus corridor and may provide a less invasive approach for these midline tumors...
  25. Schuler P, Heikaus S, Friebe Hoffmann U, Hoffmann T, Greve J, Klenzner T, et al. [Breast cancer metastases in the head and neck region]. HNO. 2010;58:859-65 pubmed publisher
    ..We believe that the loss of steroid receptor expression contributed to tumor resistance to endocrine therapy. Moreover, this receptor loss hindered the pathologist from confirming the diagnosis of metastases at very unusual sites...
  26. Mulgrew S, Newton R, Khoo A, Camp D. Surprise met in minor ops. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2010;92:W24-6 pubmed publisher
    ..However, such non-experts may lack the resources to cope with surprises such as was found in this case. It is, therefore, imperative that adequate training and support is provided as the model of care changes...
  27. Feng D, Rhatigan R, Shuja S, Wolfson D, Makary R, Koch K, et al. Papillary thyroid carcinoma with metastasis to the frontal skull. Diagn Cytopathol. 2009;37:522-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, a diagnosis of metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma was rendered. Though skull metastasis of thyroid carcinoma is rare, it should be considered in the differential diagnosis when a skull mass lesion is encountered...
  28. Fukushima M, Katagiri A, Mori T, Watanabe T, Katayama Y. [Case of skull metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma at the site of skull fracture]. No Shinkei Geka. 2010;38:371-7 pubmed
    ..The present case suggests that several processes involved in bone healing modified the microenvironment and represent a possible cause of skull metastasis from primary tumor...
  29. Dizon M, Ozturk A, Redett R, Izbudak I. Neuroimaging findings in a child with dumbbell-shaped frontosphenoidal dermoid cyst presenting as preseptal cellulitis. Pediatr Radiol. 2009;39:850-3 pubmed publisher
    ..From a clinical viewpoint, even if these are rare cases, radiological imaging is crucial for orienting the deeper extension of the lesion for presurgical planning...
  30. Magrassi L, Moretti E, Marchionni M, Rognone E, Maurizio B. Stereotactic biopsy approach to the upper clivus through the middle fossa floor that avoids pneumatised cavities and the intradural compartment. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2016;158:717-720 pubmed publisher
    ..The present stereotactic antero-lateral approach to the biopsy of the upper clivus can be considered an useful adjunct to the current trans-oral and transnasal approaches that often require general anaesthesia. ..
  31. Tomac D, Chudy D, Lambasa S, Topic I, Grahovac G, Zoric A. Extracranial propagation of glioblastoma with extension to pterygomaxillar fossa. World J Surg Oncol. 2011;9:53 pubmed publisher
    ..We present an unusual case of recurrent glioblastoma in 54-year old male that spread through the scull base to the ethmoid and sphenoid sinuses, to the orbita, pterygomaxillar fossa, and to the neck...
  32. Saneluxsana S, Urathamakul S. Recurrent skull metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma at 2 month post operation. J Med Assoc Thai. 2010;93 Suppl 6:S212-4 pubmed
    ..This case showed that the skull metastases of hepatocellular carcinoma can rapidly recur although closely monitored by clinical evaluation, laboratory and radiological finding had been done...
  33. Schulz Ertner D. The clinical experience with particle therapy in adults. Cancer J. 2009;15:306-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Many clinical centers are already considering the introduction of radiation therapy with charged particles. This article reviews the clinical experience with particle therapy in adults available so far...
  34. Oliveira J, Abrahão M, Dib L. Extraoral implants in irradiated patients. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2013;79:185-9 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study is to analyze the success of extraoral osseointegrated implants used to support designed to rehabilitate craniofacial deformities...
  35. Ozdemir M, Bozkurt M, Ozgural O, Erden E, Tuna H, Caglar Y. Unusual localization of an unusual tumor: calcifying pseudoneoplasm of the foramen magnum. Clin Neuropathol. 2011;30:25-7 pubmed
    ..Thus, it is important to know the nature of the tumor before planning the surgery...
  36. Guzel A, Tatli M, Er U, Yilmaz F, Bavbek M. Multifocal Ewing's sarcoma of the brain, calvarium, leptomeninges, spine and other bones in a child. J Clin Neurosci. 2008;15:813-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We discuss possible mechanisms and differential diagnoses for this rare pathology...
  37. Bartos V, Adamicova K, Macuga I, Pokorny D, Zacharova O, Pec M. [Giant cutaneous basal cell carcinoma of the head with intracranial propagation--a case report]. Cesk Patol. 2011;47:178-82 pubmed
  38. Triantafillidou K, Dimitrakopoulos J, Iordanidis F, Gkagkalis A. Extranodal non-hodgkin lymphomas of the oral cavity and maxillofacial region: a clinical study of 58 cases and review of the literature. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012;70:2776-85 pubmed publisher
  39. Galassi E, Pasquini E, Frank G, Marucci G. Combined endoscopy-assisted cranionasal approach for resection of infantile myofibromatosis of the ethmoid and anterior skull base. Case report. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008;2:58-62 pubmed publisher
    ..The outcome in this patient underscores the feasibility and safety of endoscopic endonasal surgery even in toddlers and early childhood...
  40. Yener U, Bayrakli F, Vardereli E, Sav A, Peker S. Intradiploic meningioma mimicking calvarial metastasis: case report. Turk Neurosurg. 2009;19:297-301 pubmed
    ..Preoperative diagnosis was a metastasis, but histological examination revealed an osteolytic interosseous meningioma. The possibility of an intraosseous meningioma mimicking a metastatic tumor should be kept in mind...
  41. Portocarrero Ortiz L, Garcia Lopez R, Romero Vargas S, Padilla J, Gómez Amador J, Salinas Lara C, et al. Thyroid follicular carcinoma presenting as skull and dural metastasis mimicking a meningioma: a case report. J Neurooncol. 2009;95:281-284 pubmed publisher
    ..The definitive diagnosis of a meningioma should be established only after the histopathological analysis. Thyroid follicular carcinoma should be included in the differential diagnosis in cases of extrinsic tumoral lesions...
  42. Ito M, Hatano M, Yoshizaki T. Prognostic factors for squamous cell carcinoma of the temporal bone: extensive bone involvement or extensive soft tissue involvement?. Acta Otolaryngol. 2009;129:1313-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Resectability of the tumor seems to be major prognostic factor of temporal bone SCC...
  43. Fadoukhair Z, Lalya I, Amzerin M, Elkhanoussi B, Sbitti Y, Boutayeb S, et al. Successful management of primary non Hodgkins lymphoma of the cranial vault. Pan Afr Med J. 2011;8:50 pubmed
    ..The aim of our work is to report a case of Primary bone lymphoma of the cranial vault with good response to treatment combining sequential chemotherapy and radiotherapy...
  44. Yucel E, Akkaya H, Gurkanlar D, Ergun T. Congenital cavernous hemangioma of the skull. Turk Neurosurg. 2011;21:645-7 pubmed
    ..Herewith we reported a 4-month-old infant operated on due to a CH of the parietal bone and discussed the diagnostic and therapeutic modalities...
  45. Rothschild S, Ciernik I, Hartmann M, Schuknecht B, Lütolf U, Huber A. Cholesteatoma triggering squamous cell carcinoma: case report and literature review of a rare tumor. Am J Otolaryngol. 2009;30:256-60 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to report a case of squamous cell carcinoma of the petrous part of the temporal bone associated with a long history of secondary acquired cholesteatoma in a 71-year-old man...
  46. Bahri I, Kallel R, Gouiaa N, Boudawara Z, Boudawara T. [Desmoplastic fibroma of the skull in an infant]. Neurochirurgie. 2011;57:39-41 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient underwent a craniectomy and complete mass resection. Histological diagnosis was desmoplastic fibroma. Postoperative progress was normal without recurrence 6 months later...
  47. Sanna M, Fois P, Pasanisi E, Russo A, Bacciu A. Middle ear and mastoid glomus tumors (glomus tympanicum): an algorithm for the surgical management. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2010;37:661-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Glomus tumors are slow-growing benign lesions and represent the most common primary neoplasms of the middle ear. The objective of the present study is to report our surgical strategy in the management of glomus tympanicum tumors...
  48. Nasser M. Psammomatoid ossifying fibroma with secondary aneurysmal bone cyst of frontal sinus. Childs Nerv Syst. 2009;25:1513-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Psammomatoid ossifying fibroma (POF) is a rare, slowly progressive tumor of the extragnathic craniofacial bones, with a tendency toward locally aggressive behavior...
  49. Miyakita Y, Shibui S. Three cases of sub-scalp tumor presenting with protrusion of the head. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2008;38:323 pubmed publisher
  50. Zhong W, Li G, Huang S, Chen H, You C. Intradiploic hemangioma with repeated hemorrhage in a child with hemophilia. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012;10:56-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors report a case of a calvarial hemangioma in a child with hemophilia who experienced a catastrophic postoperative hematoma and discuss the mechanism, clinical features, and treatment of this condition...
  51. Foco F, Dizdarevic Spago D, Efendic R, Dizdarevic D, Babajic E, Sarajlic L. Adenocarcinoma metastaticum of the frontal region. Med Arh. 2011;65:61-2 pubmed
    ..Formation reached size of 15 cm in diametre during three months along with destruction of frontal bone ad intracranial penetration. We couldn't find similary localised metastatic adenocarcinoma in world literature...
  52. Shim Y, Ahn J, Cho J, Lee K. Solitary skull metastasis as initial manifestation of hepatocellular carcinoma. World J Surg Oncol. 2008;6:66 pubmed publisher
    ..A solitary skull metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) prior to diagnosis of the primary tumor without liver dysfunction is a very rare event...
  53. KHALID S, Ruge J. Considerations in the management of congenital cranial dermoid cysts. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017;20:30-34 pubmed publisher
    ..196 and p = 0.066, respectively), delay in time to surgery did vary significantly (p < 0.00001). CONCLUSIONS Congenital cranial dermoid cysts found in infants and children are best removed early...