Metastatic prostate adenocarcinoma of the dura mater

A M Scarrow, P R Rajendran, D Marion
British Journal of Neurosurgery 2000, 14 (5): 473-4
A 70-year-old man with known metastatic prostate carcinoma to the long bones of the lower extremities, presented with a several day history of lethargy and confusion. CT was interpreted as showing bilateral acute and chronic subdural hematomas (SDH). Upon opening the dura, a yellowish, firm tumor was layered over the frontal convexity. No hematoma was found. Histological examination revealed prostate carcinoma.

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