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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 911-914

Intracranial chondroma of the falx cerebri: A rare case report with review of literature

Department of Neurosurgery, Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, New Delhi, India

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DOI: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_82_19

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Intracranial chondromas are extremely rare, benign slow-growing cartilaginous tumors mostly originating from embryonic rests at sphenoethmoidal region and sometimes can originate from the falx, convexity dura, the tentorium, the choroid plexus, or the brain parenchyma. In this article, we present a 22-year-old woman with a chondroma of dural origin. The clinical, radiological, and histopathological findings along with the operative findings and postoperative course are described as well as the pertinent literature regarding intracranial chondromas is reviewed.

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