Chondroma of the dural convexity: a case report and literature review.

  title={Chondroma of the dural convexity: a case report and literature review.},
  author={Laurence Abeloos and Calliope Maris and Isabelle Salmon and Dani{\`e}le Bal{\'e}riaux and Niloufar Sadeghi and Florence Lefranc},
  journal={Neuropathology : official journal of the Japanese Society of Neuropathology},
  volume={32 3},
Chondromas are unusual tumors that arise from the base of the skull and have a predilection for the spheno-ethmoidal region. Chondromas represent less than 0.5% of all intracranial tumors. In rare instances, these tumors originate from the dura mater of the convexity. Fewer than 30 cases of dural chondromas arising from the convexity or the falx are reported in the literature. In this study, we describe a new case of convexity chondroma. We discuss the radiological and histological features of… CONTINUE READING
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