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Year : 1993  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 222-3

Dural cavernous haemangioma of posterior cranial fossa.

Dept of Neurosurgery, KEM Hospital, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

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A Goel
Dept of Neurosurgery, KEM Hospital, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

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PMID: 0007996502

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A rare case of extracerebral dural cavernous angioma sited near the sigmoid sinus is reported. This 60 yr old male patient gave history of episodic ataxia of left sided limbs experienced twice on same day and occasional giddiness. Examination did not reveal any findings. A mass was diagnosed on CT Scan following which angiography was carried out. The features matched with those of a meningioma. Retro-sigmoid craniectomy was performed. Occipital artery was coagulated. Tumor was dissected out. Post-operative course of the patient was uneventful. Histopathology revealed that the mass was a cavernous haemangioma.


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