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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 338-340

Incidental frontal lobe mixed density epidermoid tumor in a patient of head injury: A rare case report


1 Department of Neurosurgery, S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Pathology, S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Pankaj Gupta
Department of Neurosurgery, S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur - 302 004, Rajasthan
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1793-5482.162726

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The incidence of the epidermoid tumor is approximately 0.2-1.8% of all intracranial tumors. Epidermoid tumors are typically intradural, but extra-axial in location and only rarely found within the brain substance. We are reporting the first case of incidental mixed density frontal epidermoid tumor in a patient of head injury. Difficulty in the preoperative diagnosis and uncommon presentation of the intracranial epidermoid tumor prompted us to report this case.


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