Congenital cavernous hemangioma of the calvaria Case report

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VURAL M., AÇIKALIN M. F., Adapinar B., Atasoy M. A.

JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-PEDIATRICS, vol.3, no.1, pp.41-45, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.3171/2008.10.peds08161
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.41-45
  • Keywords: calvarium, congenital tumor, hemangioma, FRONTAL BONE, SKULL, LESIONS, REPAIR, HYDROXYAPATITE, DEFECTS
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


The authors present the case of a 6-month-old infant with a cavernous hemangioma of the parietal bone and discuss the radiological, operative, and pathological features and differential diagnosis of these extremely rare lesions in infants. Only I case of an infant with a calvarial cavernous hemangioma without intracranial invasion has previously been reported, and that case involved a 4 month old.