The patient went on to have the mass resected with no complication.


MICROSCOPIC DESCRIPTION: Paraffin sections show fragments of a moderately hypercellular meningioma.  This has a mixed syncytial and fibroblastic architecture. Scattered calcified psammoma bodies are also noted.  Tumour cells have uniform nuclear features.  No mitotic figures or areas of necrosis are identified and there is no evidence of brain invasion.

DIAGNOSIS: Meningioma (WHO Grade I).