Ann Neurol Surg | Volume 2, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

A Giant Extradural Infantile Hemangioma of the Middle Cranial Fossa with Bone Erosion

Qiang Li, Jianguo Xu and Yan Ju

Department of Neurosurgery, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, China

*Correspondance to: Yan Ju 

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Background: Intracranial infantile hemangioma is a very rare disease, and its treatment remains a
Case Description: A 2-month old boy presented with a giant mass in the left middle cranial fossa.
Postcontrast MRI showed homogenous enhancement, and craniotomy was performed. The tumor
was totally resected, and diagnosis of intracranial infantile hemangioma was confirmed.
Conclusion: Surgery is a safe treatment option for intracranial infantile hemangioma. It relieves
intracranial hypertension instantly, and ensures complete treatment of this rare disease


Infantile hemangioma; Craniotomy; Propranolol


Li Q, Xu J, Ju Y. A Giant Extradural Infantile Hemangioma of the Middle Cranial Fossa with Bone Erosion. Ann
Neurol Surg. 2018; 2(1): 1011.

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