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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 75-78

Suprasellar epidermoid presenting with precocious puberty


Post Graduate Institute of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Achanta Lakshmipathi Neurosurgical Centre, Voluntary Health Services Hospital, Chennai - 600 113, India

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Nigel Peter Symss
Department of Neurosurgery, Post Graduate Institute of Neurological Surgery, Dr. ALNC, VHS Hospital, IT Corridor, Taramani Road, Chennai - 600 113
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.36768

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Epidermoids are inclusion tumors of the central nervous system and are rare, benign slow-growing tumors. They are estimated to constitute 0.5-1.8% of the brain tumors and have an affinity for the subarachnoid cisterns at the base of the brain, the suprasellar cistern being one of the most favoured sites. We report a case of suprasellar epidermoid in a 2-year-old male child with an unusual CT and MRI appearance, who presented to us in February 1995 with features of precocious puberty. In October 2004, at the age of 11 years, he presented with symptoms and signs of raised ICP.






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