Transcranial Eosinophilic Granuloma Manifested by a Subcutaneous Scalp Mass: Differential Diagnosis in Children

JAMES A. YIANNIAS, DAVID G. BRODLAND

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Abstract

background. The differential diagnosis of nodular scalp lesions in a child is surprisingly extensive. objective. To present a case of eosinophilic granuloma that was manifested by a scalp mass in a pediatric patient. methods. The case is presented and the relevant literature is reviewed. conclusions. The seriousness of some of these lesions requires a thorough evaluation, including noninvasive imaging, and carefully planned surgical intervention so that effective diagnosis and treatment are ensured. Surgical exposure of unsuspected central nervous system connections may lead to infection, hemorrhage, seizures, or other significant morbidity and mortality. 1993 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Inc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)631-634
Number of pages4
JournalThe Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology
Volume19
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Dermatology

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