Infected Dermoid Cyst of the Posterior Fossa: Case Report
Received Date: October 07, 2021; Published Date: October 28, 2021
Intracranial dermoid cysts are a rare congenital benign neoplasms, they account for only 0.1%-0.7% of all intracranial tumors . They arise from inclusion of ectodermal elements within the neural tube during its closing between the third and fifth week of embryonic development . Patients with a posterior fossa dermoid cyst and an associated dermal sinus may develop bacterial meningitis or abscess formation of the dermoid itself . Here in, we present a case of dermoid cyst with occipital dermal sinus, complicated by abcess.