Giant intracranial lipoma

R. Shane Tubbs, Robert G. Louis, Marios Loukas, Mohammadali Mohajel Shoja, Jeffrey R. Blount

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Abstract

Intracranial lipomas are rare and usually benign in their course. We report a case of a giant intracranial lipoma presenting with raised intracranial pressure. Additionally, this patient was found to have a large lipoma of the anterior fontanelle. The clinical course and outcome of this patient is presented and relevant literature reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)247-249
Number of pages3
JournalFolia Neuropathologica
Volume45
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Brain neoplasm
  • Intracranial lipoma
  • Pediatric neurosurgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology

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    Tubbs, R. S., Louis, R. G., Loukas, M., Mohajel Shoja, M., & Blount, J. R. (2007). Giant intracranial lipoma. Folia Neuropathologica, 45(4), 247-249.