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Massive transcalvarial lymphoma
  1. Christopher Edward Graveson Uff,
  2. Colin Louis Shieff
  1. Neurosurgery Department, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Mr Christopher Edward Graveson Uff
 Neurosurgery Department, 11th floor, Royal Free Hospital, Pond St, Hampstead, London NW3 2QG, UK; chrisuff{at}

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 Enhanced axial CT scan showing the tumour …

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