Rare tumors and nontumoral space-occupying lesions

  • Lucia Cecconi
  • Alfredo Pompili
  • Fabrizio Caroli
  • Ettore Squillaci


In this chapter we will focus on brain neoplasms that are not frequently reported and for which separate chapters would not be justified. We will also deal with mass-effect lesions due to malformations, parasitic and infectious diseases which have a tumor-like clinical behavior, together with some cases of lesions of the cranial vault. Given the differences among such lesions, their coverage in this chapter may appear as just another list of diseases, but the reader will soon realize that this is the corollary of previous chapters.


Fourth Ventricle Fibrous Dysplasia Dermoid Cyst Infratemporal Fossa Sellar Region 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lucia Cecconi
    • 1
  • Alfredo Pompili
    • 2
  • Fabrizio Caroli
    • 2
  • Ettore Squillaci
    • 3
  1. 1.Service of Radiology and Diagnostic ImagingUSA
  2. 2.Division of NeurosurgeryIstituto Regina ElenaRomeItaly
  3. 3.Institute of Radiology, Medical SchoolUniversità degli Studi di Roma ‘Tor Vergata’RomeItaly

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