Cerebellopontine angle meningioma

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


This patient presented with motor and balance disorders.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Contrast-enhanced MRI brain

right hypervascular mass is in the region of cerebellopontine angle and extend transtentorial to the temporal region, this mass produces a compression of the midbrain and cerebellar structures.

Case Discussion

This is a biopsy-proven grade I meningioma.  

Meningiomas are highly vascular tumors derived from meningeal tissue that are usually benign, they should be removed surgically when its size is enough to produce symptomatology.

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Case information

rID: 24459
Case created: 18th Aug 2013
Last edited: 9th Oct 2017
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