An Extracranial Meningioma Leading to Superior Vena Cava SyndromeEmmitt A. Sartor1, Maansi Parekh2, Elizabeth M. Hecht2 and Yazmin Odia1*
- *Corresponding Author:
- Yazmin Odia
Neurological Institute of New York
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Received date: January 28, 2016 Accepted date: February 19, 2016 Published date: February 29, 2016
Citation: Sartor EA, Parekh M, Hecht EM, Odia Y (2016) An Extracranial Meningioma Leading to Superior Vena Cava Syndrome. Brain Tumors Neurooncol 1:105. doi: 10.4172/2475-3203.1000105
Copyright: © 2016 Sartor EA, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
We present a case of extracranial extension of a WHO grade I meningioma into the right jugular foramen down to the superior vena cava and leading to impaired right atrial venous return. We review relevant literature. This is the only known case of extracranial extension of an intracranial meningioma with benign pathology.