An unusual case of a grade I meningioma with perineural spread

Mohammed Fadelalla, Avinash Kumar Kanodia (Lead / Corresponding author), John Brunton, Kirit Singh, Antonia Torgersen, Esther Sammler, Colin Smith, David Mowle, Paul White, Kismet Hossain-Ibrahim

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Abstract

A 39-year-old lady with worsening intermittent diplopia and headaches was diagnosed with a WHO Grade I Meningothelial Meningioma with highly unusual perineural spread on imaging, making this the first reported case of this behaviour. Complete surgical resection was deemed too great a risk and the patient remains under observation. The process of perineural spread is not restricted to more aggressive brain tumours.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Journal of Neurosurgery
Early online date19 Nov 2018
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 19 Nov 2018

Keywords

  • Meningioma
  • meningothelial meningioma
  • perineural spread

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