Meningioma: gross pathology and histology

Case contributed by Dr Dharam Ramnani


Resected brain tumour.


Pathology images

Various examples of meningiomas from a number of patients. 

Case Discussion

Meningiomas are dural-based, slow-growing tumors that are derived from meningothelial (arachnoid cap) cells. They make up 20% to 30% of intracranial tumors with a slight female predominance. High-grade meningiomas are more commonly seen in males.

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Case information

rID: 29626
Published: 9th Jun 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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