Intracranial squamous cell carcinoma arising in remnant of extirpated epidermoid cyst

F. Tognetti, G. Lanzino, V. Manetto, F. Calbucci

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Abstract

Development of a squamous cell carcinoma in an epidermoid cyst is rare. A case is presented in which such malignant change arose in the capsule remnants of an intracranial epidermoid removed 31 years previously. The limited literature dealing with this late sequela is summarized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)303-305
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Neurosurgery
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1991

Keywords

  • Brain tumour
  • Epidennoid cyst
  • Malignant degeneration
  • Squamous cell carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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