volume 27, issue 6, P765-771 2013
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.776667
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Avanali Raghunath, Bhagavatula Indira Devi, Dhananjaya Ishwar Bhat, Sampath Somanna

Abstract: Dermoid cysts of posterior fossa are uncommon benign lesions. They differ from other lesions found in the infra tentorial compartment by virtue of their associated conditions. Due to their association with dermal sinus tracts, intracranial infection is a potential threat following infection of the cyst. Due to their embryologic origin, these cysts may also be associated with other congenital anomalies. In this article we detail our eleven-year-experience with posterior fossa dermoid cysts in fifteen patients. …

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