Dermoid of the posterior fossa in Chiari II malformation: The first reported case

Academic Article


  • Dermoid cysts are rare lesions, particularly in children. Chiari II malformations are seen in patients with myelomeningocele. Here, we present a child with Chiari II malformation who, during a Chiari II decompression, was found to have a dermoid cyst. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first such case ever reported.
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  • Tubbs RS; Verma K; Mirahsani SN; Mortazavi MM; Umeh RA; Rocque B; Blount JB
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  • 40
  • End Page

  • 42
  • Volume

  • 12
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  • 1