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Solitary skull metastasis from mucoepidermoid mimicking a parotid tumour.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11447446     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Metastatic parotid tumours in the skull are very rare. An interesting case of a mucoepidermoid parotid tumour metastasizing to the skull vault is described in a patient who had previously been operated for a pituitary adenoma 20 years back with no post operative radiotherapy; however, she required hormonal supplementation therapy. She underwent an operation for a parotid tumour 7 years ago and received postoperative radiotherapy for the parotid tumour away from the site of the skull metastases. No local recurrence of the parotid tumour was noted. The initial diagnosis was that of a solitary intradiploic meningioma. Interesting clinico-radiological findings are presented.
J Sousa; R R Sharma; S J Pawar; A Mahapatra; G P Mishra
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology India     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0028-3886     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol India     Publication Date:  2001 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-07-11     Completed Date:  2001-08-09     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0042005     Medline TA:  Neurol India     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  194-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, The National Neurosurgical Centre, Khoula Hospital, Post Box-90, Postal Code - 116, Mina-Al-Fahal, Muscat, Oman.
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MeSH Terms
Adenoma / surgery
Carcinoma, Mucoepidermoid / radiography,  radiotherapy,  secondary*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Neoplasms, Second Primary
Parotid Neoplasms / pathology*,  radiotherapy,  surgery
Skull Neoplasms / radiography,  secondary*

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