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Zentralbl Neurochir. 2007 May;68(2):83-6.

Atypical location of a solitary intracranial chondroma without meningeal attachment.

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  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, Charité, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany. elvira.peltonen@charite.de

Abstract

The case of a 19-year-old female patient with a history of severe headache for several months is presented. Computed tomography (CT) as well as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed an intracranial, space-occupying mass with no meningeal attachment, located in the left frontal lobe. The entire tumour was removed, the pathological examination revealed a chondroma. The origin of this tumour is analysed, the clinical and histological findings are described and the literature is reviewed.

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