Intradiploic epidermoid (skull)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Adult patient presenting with a scalp lump

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male

Skull vault demonstrates a punched out lesion with the outer table affected more than the inner table.

MRI

MRI confirms the abnormality, which is of high T2 signal, low on FLAIR and demonstrates very high signal on DWI.

Case Discussion

Features are characteristic of an intradiploic epidermoid.

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Case information

rID: 10972
Case created: 5th Oct 2010
Last edited: 17th Apr 2016
Tag: skull
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