Foramen magnum meningioma
Citation, DOI & case data
Headache and bilateral upper limb paresthesia
Loading Stack -
0 images remaining
Dorsal foramen magnum mass is seen compressing the cervicomedullary junction and upper cervical cord. Post contrast images appear to have limited contrast (note paucity of mucosal enhancement) and as such a comment on enhancement characteristics of this mass is difficult. Mega-cisterna magna is incidentally noted.
1 case question available
Meningiomas are a common primary intracranial neoplasm but location at the foramen magnum is uncommon - accounting for ~2.5% (range 1.8-3.2%) of meningiomas 1.
- Boulton MR, Cusimano MD. Foramen magnum meningiomas: concepts, classifications, and nuances. Neurosurg Focus. 2006;14 (6): e10. Pubmed citation