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Fourth ventricular meningioma: a case report and literature review.
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PMID:  22427300     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 60-year-old man was admitted with slowly progressive dizziness. Cranial nerve evaluation found no abnormalities. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a well-circumscribed mass with homogeneous enhancement located in the fourth ventricle. The patient underwent surgery for the removal of the tumor via the bilateral suboccipital approach. Subtotal removal of the tumor was achieved in a piecemeal fashion. Histological diagnosis was meningothelial meningioma. Fourth ventricular meningiomas are extremely rare. We reviewed the literature and discussed the features of fourth ventricular meningiomas.
Authors:
Satoru Takeuchi; Takashi Sugawara; Hiroyuki Masaoka; Yoshio Takasato
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-02-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurologica Belgica     Volume:  112     ISSN:  0300-9009     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurol Belg     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0247035     Medline TA:  Acta Neurol Belg     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  97-100     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, National Defense Medical College, 3-2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama, 359-8513, Japan, s.takeuchi@room.ocn.ne.jp.
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