Meningioma with florid hyperostosis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Proptosis

Patient Data

Gender: Female

The left greater wing of spenoid is expanded and sclerotic consistent with an meningioma

Case Discussion

Intraosseous meningiomas are a subtype of meningioma; they are rare accounting for less than 1% of all osseous tumours. They require absence of intracranial disease and as such on CT alone the distinction between a true intraosseous meningioma and an en plaque meningioma with extensive bony hyperostosis / involvement is difficult to make. 

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Case information

rID: 3610
Case created: 28th May 2008
Last edited: 30th Jan 2016
Tags: skull, tumour
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