Illustration of a "dural tail" sign

Case contributed by Matt Skalski
Diagnosis not applicable

Dural Tail


A dural tail is an MRI finding that strongly suggests that the lesion is a meningioma. The current understanding of a dural tail suggest that the actual "tail" is due to dural hypertrophy, rather than tapering of the actual menigioma. 

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