Giant intracranial lipoma.

Academic Article


  • Intracranial lipomas are rare and usually benign in their course. We report a case of a giant intracranial lipoma presenting with raised intracranial pressure. Additionally, this patient was found to have a large lipoma of the anterior fontanelle. The clinical course and outcome of this patient is presented and relevant literature reviewed.
  • Authors


  • Brain Neoplasms, Child, Headache, Humans, Hydrocephalus, Lipoma, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Neurosurgical Procedures, Seizures
  • Author List

  • Tubbs RS; Louis RG; Loukas M; Shoja MM; Blount JP
  • Start Page

  • 247
  • End Page

  • 249
  • Volume

  • 45
  • Issue

  • 4