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En-plaque foramen magnum meningiomas: rare presentations.
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PMID:  22612726     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Only 1.8-3.2% of all meningiomas are located at foramen magnum (FM). As these tumours are indolent, there occurs a long interval between onset of symptoms and diagnosis. This diagnostic delay may get accentuated, if unusual clinical features or radiological features are seen. The authors present two cases of FM meningiomas, with rare radiological features, one with intense bony hyperostosis and another with circumferentially, constricting en-plaque meningioma.
Authors:
Sandeep Mohindra; Amey Savardekar; Manjul Tripathi; Swapnil Rane
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1360-046X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-5-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800054     Medline TA:  Br J Neurosurg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research , Chandigarh , India.
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