Benign osteoblastoma of the occipital bone: case report and literature review.

@article{Moon2006BenignOO,
  title={Benign osteoblastoma of the occipital bone: case report and literature review.},
  author={Kyung Sub Moon and Shin Chul Jung and Jae Hyuk Lee and Tae-Young Jung and In-Young Kim and S. -H. Kim and Sam-Suk Kang},
  journal={Neuropathology : official journal of the Japanese Society of Neuropathology},
  year={2006},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={141-6}
}
We present a case of benign osteoblastoma of the occipital bone. Benign osteoblastoma is an uncommon primary bone tumor, which usually involves the vertebrae and the long bones. This tumor rarely develops in the calvaria, showing a preference for the temporal and frontal bones when it does. To the best of our knowledge, this case is only the eighth reported case of benign osteoblastoma confined to the occipital bone. A 20-year-old male presented with a mild tender mass lesion of the occipital… CONTINUE READING

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