Meningioma following high-dose radiation therapy. Case report and review of the literature

Maurizio Domenicucci, Marco Artico, Francesco Nucci, Maurizio Salvati, Luigi Ferrante

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Abstract

A case of meningioma induced by high-dose radiation therapy (40 Gy) is reported. The radiation had been given 11 years previously following operation for cerebral astrocytoma. Pertinent cases of benign meningioma occurring after radiation therapy are reviewed and analyzed.

Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
Volume92
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1990

Keywords

  • astrocytoma
  • Meningioma
  • radiation therapy
  • recurrent mixed tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery
  • Neurology

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