Pediatric cystic meningioma: report of three cases

Marco Artico, Luigi Ferrante, Luigi Cervoni, Claudio Colonnese, Aldo Fortuna

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Abstract

Three cases of pediatric cystic meningioma are reported. In a review of the literature the authors stress the importance and difficulty of accurate preoperative diagnosis. Cystic meningioma in pediatric patients differs from that in adults in the following respects: higher incidence, predilection for males, shorter clinical history, less specific neuroradiological diagnosis, frequent absence of a dural attachment, prevalence of Nauta type II cystic meningioma, and high incidence of the fibroblastic histotype.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-140
Number of pages4
JournalChild's Nervous System
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1995

Keywords

  • Cystic meningioma
  • Pediatrics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Clinical Neurology

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