Intraosseous schwannoma of the occipital bone: a case report
Intraosseous schwanomma of the calvarium
This paper reports the case of a 7-year-old boy who presented with an intraosseous schwanomma involving the occipital bone and provides a brief overview of the literature.
The patient presented with a mass in the midline occipital region. Neuroimaging revealed a lytic lesion in the occipital bone with lack of enhancement on gadolinium MRI sequences. A gross total resection was performed, and histopathological analysis confirmed the diagnosis of schwannoma.
Intraosseous schwanomma should be considered in the differential diagnosis of skull vault lesions in the pediatric population and can be successfully managed with surgical excision.
KeywordsSchwannoma Intraosseous Skull
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