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Meningioma

Anderson DMA - MedPix (2009)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Meningioma

History: 21 y.o. man with a new onset seizure and severe headaches.

Findings: Large homogeneously enhancing lesion based in the dura of the falx, and pressing on the anterior cerebral hemisphere. There is rightward mass effect on the falx as well as inferior displacement of the body of the corpus callosum with partial effacement of the third ventricle. The mass looks extraaxial, but has intraaxial vasogengenic edema in frontal lobes surrounding the mass.

Ddx: meningioma, lymphoma, hemangioparacytoma, metastatic carcinoma, inflammatory lesions such as sarcoidosis and Wegener's granulomatosis, and infections such as tuberculosis

Dxhow: MRI and Surgical excision

Exam: Physical exam normal when not seizing.

No MeSH data available.


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Meningioma

Anderson DMA - MedPix (2009)

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MPX1879_synpic48747: Sagittal T1

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Meningioma

History: 21 y.o. man with a new onset seizure and severe headaches.

Findings: Large homogeneously enhancing lesion based in the dura of the falx, and pressing on the anterior cerebral hemisphere. There is rightward mass effect on the falx as well as inferior displacement of the body of the corpus callosum with partial effacement of the third ventricle. The mass looks extraaxial, but has intraaxial vasogengenic edema in frontal lobes surrounding the mass.

Ddx: meningioma, lymphoma, hemangioparacytoma, metastatic carcinoma, inflammatory lesions such as sarcoidosis and Wegener's granulomatosis, and infections such as tuberculosis

Dxhow: MRI and Surgical excision

Exam: Physical exam normal when not seizing.

No MeSH data available.