Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences

Document Type: Case Report(s)



Chondromas are benign tumors that may be found in many parts of the body. Among intracranial neoplasms, tumors of cartilaginous origin are rare. It has been shown that most of these tumors arise from the skull base. Their occurrence in other parts of the intracranial cavity is unusual. Chondroma of falx is a rare neoplasm. In this report we introduce a case of falcine chondroma arose from frontal midline area in a 17-year-old boy.