Benign fibrous histiocytoma of the skull base: Case report

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  • The authors report the case of benign fibrous histiocytoma (BFH) of the skull base in an 11-month-old girl. During draining for a middle ear infection, the child was noted to have an anomalous mass in the skull base. On magnetic resonance imaging studies a soft-tissue mass of the skull base primarily involving the regions of the temporal and occipital bones was discovered. Results of a surgical biopsy were consistent with BFH. At the most recent follow-up examination - 18 months postoperatively - the child was noted to be asymptomatic with no gross increase in tumor size.
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  • Tubbs RS; Kelly DR; Pugh JL; Loukas M; Oakes WJ
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  • 65
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  • 67
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  • 106
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