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March 1929

CRANIAL HYPEROSTOSIS ASSOCIATED WITH UNDERLYING MENINGEAL FIBROBLASTOMA

Author Affiliations

Professor of Neurology in the University of Pennsylvania PHILADELPHIA

Arch NeurPsych. 1929;21(3):637-640. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1929.02210210163011
Abstract

At the April, 1899, meeting of the Section on General Medicine of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, I presented a man who had partial paralysis of the right side of the body, with other symptoms, and hyperostosis of the left side of the cranium. The association of these conditions made the case important, and I was unable to find a report of a similar case in the literature. At my request an operation was performed in the region of the hyperostosis, and this resulted fatally. At the May, 1899, meeting of this section I reported, with Dr. T. S. Kirkbride, Jr., a review of the case; Dr. Kirkbride, as pathologist to the hospital, reported his pathologic examination. The title of the paper appears in the Transactions of the College for the year 1899.

Brissaud and Lereboullet1 described this condition in 1903, under the name of hemicraniosis; they reported

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