|Year : 2001 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 194--6
Solitary skull metastasis from mucoepidermoid mimicking a parotid tumour.
J Sousa, RR Sharma, SJ Pawar, A Mahapatra, GP Mishra
Department of Neurosurgery, The National Neurosurgical Centre, Khoula Hospital, Post Box-90, Postal Code - 116, Mina-Al-Fahal, Muscat, Oman., Oman
Metastatic parotid tumours in the skull are very rare. An interesting case of a mucoepidermoid parotid tumour metastasizing to the skull vault is described in a patient who had previously been operated for a pituitary adenoma 20 years back with no post operative radiotherapy; however, she required hormonal supplementation therapy. She underwent an operation for a parotid tumour 7 years ago and received postoperative radiotherapy for the parotid tumour away from the site of the skull metastases. No local recurrence of the parotid tumour was noted. The initial diagnosis was that of a solitary intradiploic meningioma. Interesting clinico-radiological findings are presented.
Department of Neurosurgery, The National Neurosurgical Centre, Khoula Hospital, Post Box-90, Postal Code - 116, Mina-Al-Fahal, Muscat, Oman.
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