Intracranial infiltration by recurrent scalp dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans.

@article{Abe2009IntracranialIB,
  title={Intracranial infiltration by recurrent scalp dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans.},
  author={Tatsuya Abe and Tohru Kamida and Makoto Goda and Ryo Inoue and Minoru Fujiki and Hidenori Kobayashi and Yutaka Hatano and Hiromi Shibuya and Sakuhei Fujiwara and Hiroto Terashi and Teruaki Mori},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 10},
  pages={1358-60}
}
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) of the scalp is a rare soft tissue sarcoma. A 22-year-old male with DFSP, who had undergone several surgical excisions and radiotherapy, presented with a mild left lower-limb paresis. An MRI scan demonstrated a huge mass extending throughout the frontoparietal convexity. A macroscopically complete removal of the mass was performed. Despite this, there were several recurrences; thereafter, the patient underwent surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery and… CONTINUE READING