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Cerebral cholesterol granuloma: case report.

Authors
  • Mendonça, Rodrigo
  • Peron, Cleiton Schweitzer
  • Stefani, Marco Antônio
  • Gallo, Pasquale
Type
Published Article
Journal
Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria
Publisher
SciELO
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2007
Volume
65
Issue
2B
Pages
540–541
Identifiers
PMID: 17665033
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Intracranial cholesterol granulomas are rare lesions, and have been registered in petrous apex region. The presence of an intracerebral cholesterol granuloma is an uncommun event. We report the case of a 20-years-old woman who undergone craniotomy for resection of a temporal mass. Pathologic examination show a cholesterol granuloma.

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