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J Neurosurg Sci. 2001 Dec;45(4):224-7; discussion 227.

Post-traumatic intradiploic epidermoid cyst. A case report.

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Department of Radiology, Ibn-i Sina Hospital, University of Ankara, S hhiye, Ankara, Turkey.


A patient with an intradiploic epidermoid cyst of calvarium was presented. Head injury that may cause the inclusion of epidermal cells into the diploe of the bone was present in his medical history. Skull radiographs and cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated the tumor. The tumor was totally removed and the patient was discharged free of symptoms.

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