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meningioma

[mə‚nin·jē′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A localized tumor composed of meningeal cells, involving the meninges and other central nervous system structures. Also known as meningothelioma.
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Outcomes for schwannomas (100%, 1 year survival rate) and meningiomas (100%, 1 year survival rate), in which total excision was done, were excellent with a score in excess of 90 (Table-2).
In patients aged above 40 years, Astrocytomas accounted for 12 cases, Meningiomas for 11 cases, Pituitary macroadenomas accounted for 2 cases, Central neurocytoma and secondaries accounted for 1 case each.
Dr Ammoun commented: "By understanding the relationship between overproduction of PrPC and Merlin deficiency in the development of schwannoma and meningioma, we have made a significant stride forward in the search for a drug treatment for NF2.
La presentacion clinica de los meningiomas intracraneales coincide con aquella que es caracteristica de todas las lesiones espacio ocupantes de SNC, de manera que, ademas de la clinica, la evaluacion de los estudios de imagenes, asi como los hallazgos del estudio histopatologico postquirurgico son piezas claves para definir el diagnostico.
During surgery, the mass was found to be of unusual consistency for a meningioma.
Los meningiomas de la base que tengan la parte basal (implante dural) y esten localizados totalmente o en su mayoria en la region petroclival seran clasificados como tal (11,12).
Ganesh Shankar, MD, PhD, a neurosurgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, said, Two meningiomas may appear similar under the microscope, but we know these two tumors may have very different clinical courses.
Of the 261 cases studied, glioblastoma (WHO grade Iv) and meningioma (WHO grade I-II) constituted the predominant tumors among the total cases (60 and 59, respectively) [Table 3].
Most of those epidermoids cases were below 40 years and those of acoustic neuroma and meningioma were above 40 years.
There were 42 cases of meningiomas, 25 craniopharyngiomas, and 12 pituitary adenomas [Figure 2],[Figure 3],[Figure 4].
sup][11],[13],[14],[18] Meningiomas associated with hemorrhage are rare; the reported incidence is 0.
Summary: Frontal meningioma may present solely withpsychological symptoms that resemble dementia.