A 58-year-old immunocompetent woman presented with complaints of recent onset recurrent generalised tonic-clonic seizures and left hemiparesis. On MRI a dural-based heterogeneously enhancing mass was seen along the falx cerebri mimicking parafalcine meningioma, causing brain parenchymal compression and vasogenic oedema in the right frontal and parietal lobes. The tumour was completely excised and on subsequent investigation it was diagnosed as diffuse large B cell type primary dural lymphoma. Chemotherapy with CHOP (cyclophosphamide, hydroxyl doxorubicin, vincristine and prednisone) regimen was started; however, the patient later died from episodes of acute pulmonary thromboembolism, aspiration pneumonia and septic shock.
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Contributors KKD and HL conceived the manuscript. SNP prepared the manuscript. SJ collected the images and also helped in manuscript preparation. HL and KKD edited the manuscript. The final manuscript was read and approved by all the authors.
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