Cerebral histoplasmoma. Case report

S. T. Vakili, J. N. Eble, B. D. Richmond, R. A. Yount

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A 55-year-old man presented with dementia and seizures of recent onset. A computerized tomography scan revealed a ring-like lesion in the left occipital lobe, which on resection was found to be a histoplasmoma. Cerebral histoplasmoma is rare and simulates a metastatic brain tumor. Only eight cases of this entity have been reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)332-336
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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