CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Asian J Neurosurg 2022; 17(04): 635-637
DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-1757627
Case Report

Craniocerebral Maduramycosis: Masquerading as a Tumor

Inuganti Venkata Renuka
1   Department of Pathology, NRI Medical College, Chinakakani, Andhra Pradesh, India
,
Chitturi Ramya
1   Department of Pathology, NRI Medical College, Chinakakani, Andhra Pradesh, India
,
Velivela Kiran Chand
2   Department of Neurosurgery, NRI Medical College, Chinakakani, Andhra Pradesh, India
,
Tammina Mohana Sri Vidya
1   Department of Pathology, NRI Medical College, Chinakakani, Andhra Pradesh, India
,
Salumuri Premchand
2   Department of Neurosurgery, NRI Medical College, Chinakakani, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Abstract

Eumycetomas of craniocerebral are rare, and we report an extraordinary case of maduramycosis involving brain and skull bone in a middle-aged male who presented with complaints of headache, behavioral abnormalities, and memory disturbances for 3 months. Imaging showed a frontal lesion. It was mistaken for a tumor clinically and radiologically. Craniocerebral eumycetoma usually presents as a mass on the scalp with sinuses. Our case presented as a brain tumor without a soft tissue mass or discharging sinuses. It is essential to keep in mind this mode of presentation, and only a biopsy will aid in diagnosis.



Publication History

Article published online:
14 December 2022

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