Cranial Intraosseous Meningioma
- *Corresponding Author:
- Hülagü Kaptan
Department of Neurosurgery
Selcuklu Medical Faculty
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Received Date: December 07, 2011; Accepted date: December 14, 2011; Published Date: December 20, 2011
Citation: Kaptan H, Karabagli P, Birler S, Kökes F, Kasimcan O (2011) Cranial Intraosseous Meningioma. AnatPhysiol S11:001. doi: 10.4172/2161-0940.S11-001
Copyright: © 2011 Kaptan H, 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.
Intraosseos meningiomas are rare cranial lesions. A case of 50 year-old woman with complaining of subcutaneous mass right forehead and head acne. The mass is axial views of the preoperative CT scans showing hyperostosis of the right temporal bone. The lesion was treated with wide surgical excision and cranioplasty. Histological examination of tumor specimen revealed transitional meningioma invading the skull bone. There were no postoperative complications. Patient was discharged on the third postoperative day.
This article reviews the radiographic and clinical findings of patients with primary intraosseous meningiomas.