Intracranial falx chondroma: literature review and a case report.

  title={Intracranial falx chondroma: literature review and a case report.},
  author={Konstantinos Fountas and Stavros Stamatiou and Sotiris Barbanis and Harry Kourtopoulos},
  journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery},
  volume={110 1},
Intracranial chondromas are benign tumors that represent approximately 0.5% of all intracranial tumors. They usually occur at the base of the skull but on rare occasions might present as intra-parenchymal or intra-ventricular space-occupying lesions, most likely originating from heterotopic chondrocytes or metaplastic fibroblasts of the falx, the convexity dura, or the ventricular ependyma. Chondromas are slow-growing tumors, which remain clinically silent for a prolonged period of time in the… CONTINUE READING