Type of Article:  Case Report

Volume 9; Issue 4 (December 2021)

Page No.: 8173-8178

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijar.2021.180

A triple Cranial Vault lesion of Hyperostosis Frontalis Interna, Osteoma and Meningioma in a Cadaveric Skull

Tsoucalas G, Siozopoulos A, Vasilopoulos A *, Thomaidis V, Fiska A.

Anatomy Department, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece.

Corresponding Author: Vasilopoulos A, Kotyos 2, Alexandroupolis, P.C. 68100, Greece. E-Mail:  tasosb14@gmail.com      


Cranial vault lesions are rare and may alter skull figure. Among them, osteomas are the most frequent entities found on burial remains. We present a skull (dry bone) which was unearth in the cemetery of Serres city in Northern Greece and was then donated to the Anatomy Department of the Democritus University of Thrace. The specimen presents a triple lesion and an odd figure, a reason which may explain why it was neglected for a long time period as an unwanted remain of a probably stigmatized person. Radiology (computed tomography) revealed a peculiar combination of a meningioma, an osteoma and a hyperostosis frontalis interna.   

Key words: Cranial Radiology, Meningioma en plaque, Hyperostosis.


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Cite this article: Tsoucalas G, Siozopoulos A, Vasilopoulos A, Thomaidis V, Fiska A. A triple Cranial Vault lesion of Hyperostosis Frontalis Interna, Osteoma and Meningioma in a Cadaveric Skull. Int J Anat Res 2021;9(4):8173-8178. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2021.180