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Case report. Malignant change in an intracranial epidermoid cyst.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6972395     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A malignant epidermoid tumor invading the fourth ventricle had histologic features that indicated malignant transformation in a benign epidermoid cyst. The computed tomographic (CT) findings correlated precisely with the histologic features, revealing both pathologic enhancement and a low attenuation zone. The spectrum of described CT findings in intracranial epidermoids is reviewed and contrasted with the appearance encountered in the present case.
P J Dubois; M Sage; J S Luther; P C Burger; E R Heinz; B P Drayer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of computer assisted tomography     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0363-8715     ISO Abbreviation:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Publication Date:  1981 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-08-20     Completed Date:  1981-08-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7703942     Medline TA:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  433-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain Neoplasms / pathology,  radiography*
Cerebral Ventricles* / pathology
Cerebral Ventriculography
Epidermal Cyst / pathology,  radiography*
Middle Aged

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