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Microcystic meningioma

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ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Microcystic meningioma

History: This 59 year old woman complained of mild left arm and leg weakness poor concentration and difficulty findings words. On the day of admission, she had "blacked out" for 6 to 8 minutes.

Findings: Round enhancing mass with intraaxial vasogenic edema

Ddx: <li>Metastasis <li>Anaplastic Astrocytoma <li>Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma If extraaxial - Meningioma

Exam: On admission, she was awake and attentive. Her pupils were normally reactive to light and accommodation. She had a flattened left naso-labial fold and bilateral decreased hearing. The remainder of the cranial nerves were apparently normal. Strength in the left arm was graded as 4/5 and left hand grip was graded as 2/5. Reflexes were normal. Radiologic studies and subsequent surgery were performed.

No MeSH data available.


Cross section of resected tumor. Note the moist, "humid", cut surface.
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Microcystic meningioma

USU Teaching File MUTF - MedPix

Cross section of resected tumor. Note the moist, "humid", cut surface.
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MPX2589_synpic16319: Cross section of resected tumor. Note the moist, "humid", cut surface.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Microcystic meningioma

History: This 59 year old woman complained of mild left arm and leg weakness poor concentration and difficulty findings words. On the day of admission, she had "blacked out" for 6 to 8 minutes.

Findings: Round enhancing mass with intraaxial vasogenic edema

Ddx: <li>Metastasis <li>Anaplastic Astrocytoma <li>Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma If extraaxial - Meningioma

Exam: On admission, she was awake and attentive. Her pupils were normally reactive to light and accommodation. She had a flattened left naso-labial fold and bilateral decreased hearing. The remainder of the cranial nerves were apparently normal. Strength in the left arm was graded as 4/5 and left hand grip was graded as 2/5. Reflexes were normal. Radiologic studies and subsequent surgery were performed.

No MeSH data available.