Meningioma with bony invasion

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Meningioma occluding the superior sagittal sinus and eroding into the vertex.

Case Discussion

Meningiomas are extra-axial tumours and represent the most common tumour of the meninges. They are a non-glial neoplasm that originates from the arachnoid cap cells of the meninges. They are typically benign with a low recurrence rate but rarely can be malignant.

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Case information

rID: 4484
Published: 28th Aug 2008
Last edited: 4th Jul 2016
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