Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 49, Issue 1–2, pp 81–86 | Cite as

Cranial extradural cyst

  • G. Blaauw


A large skull defect due to an extradural collection of clear and colourless fluid in a 59-years-old man is described. Hesitantly, we consider this to be the consequence of skull erosion due to Pacchionian granulations.


Public Health Interventional Radiology Skull Defect Large Skull Colourless Fluid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Blaauw
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  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery, Academic HospitalErasmus UniversityRotterdamThe Netherlands

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