Calcified meningioma

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

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Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Female
CT

Large calcified extra axial lesion is noted at right temporoparietal region, without surrounding edema or midline shift.

Case Discussion

Findings are compatible with calcified meningioma. Meningiomas are the most common extra-axial tumors of the central nervous system. 

Differential diagnosis is petrous bone osteoma.

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Case information

rID: 32627
Published: 8th Dec 2014
Last edited: 16th Oct 2019
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