Amyloidoma of the skull: plain radiographs, CT and MRI
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Amyloidomas involving bone are rare. The 67-year-old man reported here had a large amyloidoma of the left frontal, parietal, sphenoid (greater wing) and temporal bones causing neural compression. Plain radiographs CT and MRI are shown.
Key wordsSkull amyloidoma Computed tomography Magnetic resonance imaging
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