Illustration of a "dural tail" sign

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski

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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Case information

rID: 19056
Published: 3rd Aug 2012
Last edited: 6th Sep 2015
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