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April 1939

HEMANGIOMA OF SKULL INVOLVING RIGHT PETROUS AND OCCIPITAL BONES

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WATERVILLE, MAINE

Arch Otolaryngol. 1939;29(4):709-712. doi:10.1001/archotol.1939.00650050757013
Abstract

Hemangioma involving bones of the skull, so far as I have been able to ascertain, is rare. Bucy and Capp,1 in 1930, reviewed the literature and found 12 cases, including 1 which they reported. Geschickter2 added to the number by reporting 5 cases taken from a group of more than 1,700 neoplasms of bone. Anspach,3 in February 1937, in reporting a case of hemangioma of the left parietal bone, stated that he had found only 21 cases of hemangioma of the skull reported in the literature.

The majority of the hemangiomas of the skull reported involved the parietal bones, and next in frequency was the frontal bone. Bucy and Capp referred to a case of hemangioma of the left petrous bone reported by Brandt in 1921.

REPORT OF A CASE  Mrs. H., aged 28, was seen in association with Dr. F. T. Hill at the Thayer Hospital on Nov. 24,

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