Large B-Cell Lymphoma of the Frontal Bone
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This patient presented with a painless right forehead swelling of one month's duration, attributed to recent trauma
Axial CT scan shows a lytic lesion of the frontal bone, on the right.
BICORNAL BIFRONTAL FLAP APPROACH
The mass was approached via a bifrontal bicoronal flap approach .  A square of periosteum was elevated and removed in continuity with the tumor.  The tumor had eroded into the anterior cranial fossa, exposing the dura.
CRANIOPLASTY WITH BONESOURCE
A metal plate was placed over the dural defect and secured with screws.  The defect was obliterated with BoneSource..
The picture on the left was taken 2 weeks post-operatively.

The histologic examination revealed a large   B-Cell lymphoma.
Otolaryngology Houston

Bechara Y. Ghorayeb, MD
OTOLARYNGOLOGY - HEAD & NECK SURGERY
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