Skull vault hemangioma

Case contributed by Dr Mohamed Saber


Painless head swelling. No trauma

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Left parietal expansile bony lesion with thin borders and sunburst pattern of trabecular thickening radiating from a common center. Intact both internal and external plates with widened diploic space. No aggressive periosteal reaction. The lesion is seen mildly abutting the underlying cerebral cortex.

Case Discussion

Left parietal benign-looking expansile bony lesion with characteristic sunburst pattern suggestive of calvarial hemangioma. DD include: fibrous dysplasia and meningioma en plaque

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Case information

rID: 83898
Published: 7th Nov 2020
Last edited: 7th Nov 2020
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Faculty of medicine Al-Azhar University

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