Atypical meningioma (grade II)

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

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Right-sided weakness

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
MRI

A left frontal parafalcine mass is present with vivid, albeit somewhat heterogeneous, contrast enhancement. ADC demonstrates fairly low values, similar to brain parenchyma (~800 x 10-6 mm2/s).

Case Discussion

The patient went on to have surgery which confirmed the diagnosis of an atypical meningioma (WHO grade II).

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Case information

rID: 13303
Published: 24th Mar 2011
Last edited: 15th Jul 2018
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