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Childhood Cranial Fasciitis with underlying Solid Aneurysmal Bone Cyst of Temporal Bone


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Author Details : Aneeta Jassar, VK Kumar, Ashok Kumar

Volume : 3, Issue : 2, Year : 2017

Article Page : 81-83


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Abstract

Childhood cranial fasciitis is a rare variant of pseudosarcomatous fibroblastic/myofibroblastic proliferation, seen almost exclusively in children. Most cases are idiopathic, though in some a history of trauma has been elucidated. Cases of suspected cranial fasciitis must be worked up radiologically to rule out intracranial extension. We present a case of cranial fasciitis in a ten-year old girl that showed involvement of temporal bone radiologically, and subsequently turned out to be a solid aneurysmal bone cyst of the temporal bone on biopsy. It is likely that extralesional stromal hemorrhages from the aneurysmal bone cyst incited a reactive fibroblastic response in the form of cranial fasciitis in this case.

Keyword:
Childhood cranial fasciitis, Solid variant of aneurysmal bone cyst, Temporal bone

How to cite : Jassar A, Kumar V, Kumar A, Childhood Cranial Fasciitis with underlying Solid Aneurysmal Bone Cyst of Temporal Bone. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2017;3(2):81-83

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