Tumours of the meninges (differential)

Dr Amir Rezaee et al.

Tumours of the meninges are a heterogeneous group of lesions which usually occur as extra-axial masses.  Although a large number of lesions that can involve meninges are scattered throughout the  WHO classification of CNS tumours, the main entities to be considered include: 

Also worth remembering the long list of causes of hypertrophic pachymeningitis

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rID: 35558
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Meningeal tumours

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