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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 44  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 36-37

Frontal convexity primary lymphoma masquerading meningioma: A case report and review of literature


1 Department of Neurosurgery, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, India
2 Department of Pathology, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, India
3 Department of Radiology, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, India

Correspondence Address:
A Agrawal
Department of Neurosurgery, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-509X.31166

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Primary non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the skull with extra- and intracranial extension without systemic or skeletal manifestation in a nonimmunocompromised patient is extremely rare. These lesions often cause difficulty in diagnosis because they mimic other conditions. We report a case of primary lymphoma involving scalp, skull vault, meninges and invading the brain parenchyma and masquerading clinically and radiologically as a meningioma.






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