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Skull Tumors

  • Claus-Peter Adler
  • Kazimierz Kozlowski

Abstract

Primary tumors and tumorous conditions of the cranial vault, with the exception of eosinophilic granuloma and epidermoid/dermoid cyst, are rare in childhood. The chordoma is an important although very rare primary tumor of the base of the skull.

Keywords

Fibrous Dysplasia Tumorous Condition Aneurysmal Bone Cyst Epidermoid Cyst Cranial Vault 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claus-Peter Adler
    • 1
  • Kazimierz Kozlowski
    • 2
  1. 1.Reference Center of Bone Disease, Institute of PathologyUniversity of FreiburgFreiburg i. Br.Germany
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyThe Children’s HospitalCamperdown, SydneyAustralia

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