Spontaneous transdural spread of glioblastoma with atypical presentation

S. N. Shenoy, A. Raja

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The dura provides an excellent protection against infiltration by malignant tumours. It is extremely rare for glial tumour cells to infiltrate the dura and subsequently invade adjacent structures. We report an interesting case of glioblastoma of the temporal lobe with spontaneous transdural spread to the skull base and infratemporal fossa. This is the first radiologically documented case of transdural spread of glioblastoma before and after the spread without previous craniotomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-65
Number of pages5
JournalBritish Journal of Neurosurgery
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-02-2005
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Clinical Neurology


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