Skull osteoma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Lump on head. Stable over 8 years.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Frontal skull x-ray demonstrates a right parietal calcific/osseous rounded lesion.


Non-contrast CT demonstrates a densely ossified rounded right parietal lesion, posteriorly continuous with the outer table fo the skull. Features are those of an osteoma. 


Small right sphenoid wing meningioma and right skull lesion most likely representing an osteoma/benign exostosis.

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Case information

rID: 54315
Published: 16th Aug 2018
Last edited: 16th Aug 2018
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