Dense cerebellopontine epidermoid cyst.

  title={Dense cerebellopontine epidermoid cyst.},
  author={Chikao Nagashima and Makoto Takahama and Akihiro Sakaguchi},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  volume={17 3},
A diffuse, bubblelike, high-density epidermoid cyst of the cerebellopontine angle is described as seen on CT scanning. The high density was attributed to high protein concentration of the cystic fluid due to a proliferative and exudative defense reaction to a "minor leak" of the lipidic material through the capsule, verified by Sudan black B stain. A description of the appearance of the tumor on computerized tomography, based on 42 cases of intracranial epidermoids reported in the literature… CONTINUE READING
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