Giant cranial extradural primary fibroxanthoma: a case report.

  title={Giant cranial extradural primary fibroxanthoma: a case report.},
  author={Haydar Usul and Kayhan Kuzeyl{\'i} and Ertuğrul Çakir and Refik Çaylan and O Caglar Sayin and Bekircan Peksoylu and G{\"o}kalp Karaarslan},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  volume={63 3},
Primary fibroxanthoma of the cranium is an extremely rare condition. Xanthomatous tumors of the central nervous system are occasionally associated with diseases such as Hand-Schuler-Christian disease, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, hyperlipidemia, and a complication of metabolic or storage disorders. However, until 2003, only a few cases of primary fibroxanthoma have been reported. We report a giant fibroxanthoma destroying the lateral skull base unaccompanied by a systemic or metabolic… CONTINUE READING