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Skull Base. 2002 February; 12(1): 33–38.
PMCID: PMC1654768

Metastatic Alveolar Soft-Part Sarcoma of the Intracranial Skull Base

Case Report


A patient with an intracranial skull base alveolar soft-part sarcoma, thought on preoperative imaging to be a meningioma, is presented. The mass was removed and identified by pathological evaluation to be an alveolar soft-part sarcoma. Postoperative investigation revealed widespread systemic disease. The histologic and clinical characteristics of this unusual tumor and the implications for prognosis and treatment are discussed.

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