Fronto-ethmoidal Osteoma with Secondary Intradural Mucocele Extension causing Frontal Lobe Syndrome and Pneumocephalus: Case Report and Review of the Literature.
World Neurosurg 2018 Apr 18. Epub 2018 Apr 18.
Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:
Background: Paranasal sinus osteoma is a common, asymptomatic, histologically benign, and slow-growing tumor. However, it can give rise to secondary pathologies such as a mucocele in about 50% of the cases. Rarely, intracranial and orbital extension is present leading to rhinoliquorrhea, pneumocephalus, or neurological and visual impairment, which might be potentially life-threatening. Read More