An Official publication of The Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (AsianCNS)

Search Article
Home About us Editorial board Search Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Advertise Subscribe Contacts Login  Facebook Tweeter
  Users Online: 516 Home Print this page Email this page Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size  
 
CASE REPORT
Ahead of Print

Phosphaturic mesenchymal tumors involving skull bones: Report of two rare cases


 Department of Histopathology, Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Toshi Mishra,
Department of Histopathology, Bombay Hospital, 12, Marine Lines, Mumbai - 400 020, Maharashtra
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_176_17

Phosphaturic mesenchymal tumor (PMT) is a rare tumor causing oncogenic osteomalacia (OO). Most such tumors occur in soft tissue and bones of extremities and appendicular skeleton. Intracranial location and involvement of temporal–occipital bone is extremely rare. We report two unusual cases: The first was intracranial, involving the temporal bone, while the other was a skull base tumor arising from the occipital–temporal bone. Both of them presented with paraneoplastic syndrome of OO, resembled a meningioma radiologically, and underwent gross total resection of tumor. Histologically, both of them were diagnosed as PMT, mixed connective tissue variant.


Print this article
Search
 Back
 
  Search Pubmed for
 
    -  Mishra T
    -  Desouza MA
    -  Patel K
    -  Mazumdar GA
 Citation Manager
 Article Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed211    
    PDF Downloaded16    

Recommend this journal