Olfactory groove meningioma

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

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Headache and mental confusion

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male
CT

Large extra-axial enhancing mass is noted in anterior cranial fossa (olfactory groove) with surrounding edema, which is compatible with meningioma

Case Discussion

Meningiomas are located anywhere that meninges are found, and 10% of them are seen in olfactory groove/planum sphenoidale.

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Case information

rID: 37809
Case created: 23rd Jun 2015
Last edited: 15th Feb 2016
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