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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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Spinal meningiomas are generally slow-growing benign neoplasms, and patients often have a long clinical history before the meningioma is diagnosed.
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The histopathological diagnosis was a WHO grade I meningioma.
Primary extracranial meningiomas of the head and neck.
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Clear cell meningioma is a variant of meningiomas classified as WHO grade II for its propensity to recur.
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Microscopic evaluation of mitotic activity is a routine procedure in assessing the grade of tumors, (1) such as soft tissue sarcomas, meningiomas, or breast carcinomas.
Meningiomas are mostly benign tumours originating from the arachnoid cap cells.
School of Medicine, Atlanta) jointly contributed the introduction and the following chapters: normal brain histopathology (Brat), astrocytic and ligodendroglial tumors (Brat and Perry), neuronal and glioneuronal neoplasms (Brat), meningiomas (Perry), melanocytic neoplasms of the central nervous system, other glial neoplasms (both by Brat) and therapy-associated neuropathology, and familial tumor syndromes (both by Perry).
Researchers analyzed risk for two types of brain tumors, meningiomas and gliomas, and found that only gliomas could be linked to cell phone use, and only to heavy use.
As with other brain tumors, patients with meningiomas present in a number of ways.