Glioblastoma multiforme causing calvarial destruction: An unusual manifestation revisited

Vinay Gheyi, Ferdinand K. Hui, Egon M. Doppenberg, William Todd, William C. Broaddus

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Abstract

This report describes invasion of overlying calvaria and soft tissues by a high-grade glioma without macroscopic evidence of dural involvement. The initial radiologic examinations demonstrated a heterogeneous mass in the right frontoparietal region with both extra- and intra-axial components. Inward displacement of the adjacent dura initially prompted consideration for extra-axial lesions such as metastatic lesions, lymphoma, or an aggressive meningioma. The pathologic findings demonstrated a glial cell origin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1533-1537
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume25
Issue number9
StatePublished - Oct 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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