WCTN: World Collaborative Textbook of Neurosurgery

General Characteristics of Meningiomas

Anatomical localization

Meningiomas tend to grow inside the cranial vault. They are often found within the cerebral falx and tentorium.

Histological Appearance

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Diagnosis

Imaging

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Laboratory Studies

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Interventions

Surgical

Chop it out or do whatever.

Non-surgical

Medications
Methotrexate

Methotrexate will prevent proliferation.

5-fluorouracil

5-fluoruracil will also prevent proliferation, but it has more side-effects.

Radiation
Gamma-knife

Gamma-knife considerations.

Cyberknife

Cyberknife considerations.

Prognosis

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Created by Max Gosey on 2010/06/10 21:32
     
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