We present a very rare case of intracranial xanthoma with bilateral temporal bone involvement. The lesion caused destruction and remodelling in mastoid air cells. On the right side, cerebellar compression was obvious. The patient was operated on the symptomatic side and the lesion was totally removed.
INTRODUCTION Rosai-Dorfman Disease (RDD) is a benign histiocytic disorder that commonly presents with massive lymphadenopathy. Central nervous system (CNS) involvement is only 5%; isolated CNS involvement is much rarer. The patient presented here has been diagnosed with isolated pontine RDD. CASE REPORT A 5-year-old child was admitted to the hospital with… (More)
Granuloma annulare is a benign inflammatory skin lesion of unknown etiology that is usually seen in adults and children and subtypes of it includes localized granuloma annulare, generalized granuloma annulare, subcutaneous granuloma annulare and arcuate dermal erythema. Etiology and pathogenesis of granuloma annulare are obscure, although there is much… (More)
A 48-year-old man with left proptosis and signs of optic nerve compression underwent medial transconjunctival orbitotomy for an excisional biopsy of a posteromedial orbital cavernous hemangioma. The left eye once again became proptotic and painful only 5 weeks later because of a more anteriorly growing orbital mass, which was homogeneously hyperintense… (More)