Parasagittal cranial fasciitis after irradiation of a cerebellar medulloblastoma: case report.

@article{Longatti2004ParasagittalCF,
  title={Parasagittal cranial fasciitis after irradiation of a cerebellar medulloblastoma: case report.},
  author={Pierluigi Longatti and Elisabetta Marton and Laura Bonaldi and Enrico Orvieto},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={1263-6; discussion 1266-7}
}
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Cranial fasciitis is a very rare, nontumoral lesion of the cranium with potential intracranial expansion typical of childhood. Radiotherapy has not been reported among the possible causes or factors associated with this condition. We present a case of cranial fasciitis in an 11-year-old patient previously admitted for cranial radiotherapy of a cerebellar medulloblastoma. Cytogenetic analysis revealed a pattern of chromosomal abnormalities suggestive of a radiation… CONTINUE READING

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