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    Open Access Case Report Article ID: IJRRO-8-147

    An isolated intra-cranial rosai-dorfman disease radiologically mimicking the meningioma

    Imtiaz Ali*, Ashok Kumar, Rizwan Ajmal, Danial Khalid, Bushra Shamim and Mahum Zaidi

    Rosai-Dorfman disease is an uncommon benign non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis proliferative disorder. It commonly involves the lymph nodes and is classically presented with massive cervical lymphadenopathy. It can also involve the extra-nodal sites of the body and is reported in 43% of Rosai-Dorfman disease cases. The central nervous system is rarely involved in Rosai-Dorfman disease from which intra-cranial is more common than spinal lesions. An isolated dural-based intra-cranial Rosai-Dorfman disease is extremely rare. It usually mimics meningioma on radiological imaging. It is very difficult to diagnose the Rosai-Dorfman disease on imaging and intra-operative appearances of the lesion. We present a histopathologically proven case of an isolated Rosai-Dorfman disease involving the central nervous system in 49 years old female patient which was radiologically mimicking the meningioma. 

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    Published on: Apr 7, 2022 Pages: 1-4

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/ijrro.000047
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