Sphenoid wing meningioma en plaque

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Presentation

Left eye proptosis

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Expansion, thickening, extensive sclerosis and hyperostosis involves the left sphenoid wing and to less extent the squamous portion of the temporal bone

Associated extra-osseous left intra-orbital small soft tissue component is seen near the orbital apex compressing and displacing the optic nerve medially.

Subsequent left proptosis is noted.

Case Discussion

Sphenoid wing meningioma is a meningioma that occurs near the sphenoid wing; While the "En plauque meningioma" represent a group of meningiomas known by its particular sheet-like dural involvement and its disproportionately large bone hyperostosis

These tumors are mainly a bone disease, as their symptoms & prognosis are influenced mostly by the extension of bone invasion instead of intradural involvement, 

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Case Information

rID: 28790
Case created: 12th Apr 2014
Last edited: 22nd Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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