volume 26, issue 5, P763-766 2012
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2011.645917
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Abstract: A unique case of a large intradiploic abscess involving posterior fossa osseous structures is reported. A 16-year-old boy presented with a hard mass in the calvarium of posterior fossa region, fever and confusion. Radiological examination revealed an intradiploic collection with compression to cerebellum, fourth ventricle and brain stem, resulting in syringomyelia in cervical and thoracic spinal cord. After drainage and resection of the abscess wall, closure of a round dural defect was performed. The medical h…

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