Eosinophilic Granuloma of the Skull Base: Patient with Unique Clinical Moreover, Radiographic Presentation

  • Hosein Dalili Department of Pediatrics, Breast Feeding Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Zahra Dalili Kajan Mail Department of Maxillofacial Radiology, School of Dentistry, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Guilan, Iran.
Skull base neoplasm, Cone beam, computed tomography, Temporomandibular, joint disorder


This case report presents an eight-year-old girl having periauricular swelling and severe pain during mouth opening on the right-side temporomandibular joint (TMJ). CBCT showed extensive destruction of the base of the skull and the roof of the glenoid fossa on the right side. The findings based on CT and MRI images with and without contrast are discussed herein. This report highlights a skull base eosinophilic granuloma that mimics TMJ disorder and the importance of proper evaluation of CBCT images to make an early diagnosis.


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How to Cite
Dalili H, Dalili Kajan Z. Eosinophilic Granuloma of the Skull Base: Patient with Unique Clinical Moreover, Radiographic Presentation. Acta Med Iran. 53(1):69-73.