Meningioma - craniovertebral junction

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


60 year old female. H/o surgery for ependymoma 12 years back. Now presenting with dementia and quadriparesis.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

posterior aspect of foramen magnum extra axial mass lesion, intermediate signal on T1, T2 and strong enhancement after contrast administration

Case Discussion

MRI reveals a Extraxial tumor indenting the cervicomedullrary junction along the posterior aspect.

Final Diagnosis: Meningioma

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Case information

rID: 13142
Published: 6th Mar 2011
Last edited: 13th Jan 2016
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