Superior sagittal sinus meningioma

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Headaches for weeks. No focal neurological symptoms.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years

Typical meningioma centred on the posterior portion of superior sagittal sinus extending parafalcine especially on the left.  Occludes the sinus locally but remains patent proximally and reconstitutes distally via collaterals. Note the different signal intensity, DWI characteristics and enhancement of the intrasinus component of the tumour and the parafalcine component.

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Case information

rID: 30642
Published: 25th Aug 2014
Last edited: 15th Feb 2016
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