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Every Posterior Fossa Mass Is Not a Tumor—Rare Case Report of Isolated Intracranial Infantile Myofibromatosis

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Infantile myofibromatosis is the most common fibrous disorder of infancy and early childhood. It can present in three forms—solitary lesion, multicentric with visceral involvement and multi-centeric without visceral involvement. Intracranial involvement is rare and when it occurs, it is generally extension of extracranial lesion into the intracranial compartment. Here we present a rare case of isolated posterior fossa involvement presenting clinically as congenital facial palsy.

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Taori, K. , Jain, M. , Garg, L. , Patil, A. , Rathod, J. , Khisti, R. , Disawal, A. , Parate, R. and Chhadi, S. (2014) Every Posterior Fossa Mass Is Not a Tumor—Rare Case Report of Isolated Intracranial Infantile Myofibromatosis. Open Access Library Journal, 1, 1-5. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1100670.


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