This is a slowly growing, benign tumor that may affect any area of the skull base, most commonly the frontal and ethmoid sinuses. Osteomata may require surgical treatment if they produce orbital or cosmetic problems. They are rarely associated with leakage of CSF or a pneumatocele through involvement of the anterior cranial fossa.
Fibro-osseous Lesions/Fibrous Dysplasia
The term "fibro-osseous lesion" has been used as a general description for a group of tumors and proliferative disorders that may involve any of the cranial fossae. They comprise a number of specific clinical entities, in which the clinical, radiological and histological features often overlap, resulting in confusion for both pathol-ogists and clinicians concerned with diagnosis and management.
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