Cerebellopontine angle meningioma

Case contributed by David Cuete


Motor and balance disorders.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Contrast-enhanced MRI brain


Right hypervascular mass is in the region of cerebellopontine angle extending transtentorially to the temporal region, this mass produces 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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