IJNS 2014; 03(03): 169-170
DOI: 10.4103/2277-9167.146836
Case Report
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Giant intracranial osteochondroma: A case report with review of literature

R. Amita
,
S. Sandhyamani
,
H. V. Easwer
1  Neurosurgery, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
,
Suresh Nair
1  Neurosurgery, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
,
A. Praveen
2  Imaging Sciences and Interventional Radiology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
,
T. R. Kapilamoorthy
2  Imaging Sciences and Interventional Radiology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
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Publication Date:
18 January 2017 (online)

Abstract

Osteochondromas are rare tumors of skull and commonest site of intracranial involvement is skull base. Complete excision is usually curative. We report a case of giant osteochondroma of the fronto-sylvian, which we believe is the largest reported intracranial osteochondroma until date.