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[Cranial vault meningioma. Apropos of 3 cases].

Authors
  • Caulier, M
  • Pagès, M
  • Lassoued, S
  • Billey, T
  • Fournié, B
  • Fournié, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revue du rhumatisme et des maladies ostéo-articulaires
Publication Date
Feb 01, 1992
Volume
59
Issue
2
Pages
137–139
Identifiers
PMID: 1604225
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The authors report three different types of cranial bone lesions due to a meningioma of the convexity. This rare tumour is most often benign, with variable radiological appearances. The diagnosis is often suggested by tangential views of the cranial vault and CT scan but meningioma remains a histological diagnosis, notably in its primary intra-osseous form without actual meningeal involvement. The prognosis is good and the risk purely local, by vascular or cerebral compression. Treatment is surgical, sometimes complicated by recurrence.

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