Dural-based posterior fossa giant cavernous hemangioma masquerading as hemangiopericytoma: Report of a case and review of literature

Gautam Dutta, Deepashu Sachdeva, Daljit Singh, Ravindra Saran, Ajay Reddy, Iqbal Mohd, Manish Garg


Intracranial giant cavernous hemangiomas are unusual and ENTITIES Those Occurring in the posterior fossa are exceedingly rare. They, at times, can both clinically and radiologically mimic other dural-based lesions. We present a case of a patient with persistent occipital headache along with intermittent vomiting and unsteadiness of gait, Initially thought That Have and hemangiopericytoma, but not be proven and cavernous hemangioma with histological analysis. The unique nature of this case was ITS location in the posterior fossa, dural attachment and appearance Similar to hemangiopericytoma. There is no description of drought and Case in Literature. Although Extremely rare, the neurosurgeons should be aware of the existence of ITS dexterously to manage the disorder.   

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Cesk Slov Neurol N 2017; 80/113