Cerebellopontine Angle Epidermoid Cyst: Case Report


Epidermoid cysts are rare congenital tumors of the central nervous system (CNS), histologically benign and slow- growing lesions. Their frequency among primitive intracranial tumors is about 1% and they account for 40% of all intracranial epidermoid of the cerebellopontine angle (CPA); there they constitute the third most frequent neoplasm (5%), after acoustic neuromas and meningiomas. We report the case of a patient with a paucisymptomatic epidermoid cyst of the CPA.

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F. Giustino, R. Pecci, B. Giannoni and P. Vannucchi, "Cerebellopontine Angle Epidermoid Cyst: Case Report," International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2013, pp. 5-7. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2013.21002.

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