Calvarial perforation caused by astrocytoma with extra-medullary growth

@article{Honma1997CalvarialPC,
  title={Calvarial perforation caused by astrocytoma with extra-medullary growth},
  author={Yukiko Honma and Yoshifumi Matsumoto and Hideyuki Kuyama and Syeigo Nagao},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={1997},
  volume={139},
  pages={893-894}
}
Introduction Superficial slow-growing lesions can produce localized expansion and thinning of the adjacent skull [2, 4]. However, perforation of the cranial vault resulting from intra-axial tumours may very seldom occur. We present an unusual case of a huge cerebral astrocytoma with extra-medullary growth producing extensive erosion and perforation of the… CONTINUE READING