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Lateral ventricular meningioma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4092445     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 47-year-old woman presented with a 6-month history of progressive dizzy spells and occasional impairment of vision. Cranial computerized tomographic (CT) scan showed a calcified mass in the atrium of the left lateral ventricle, densely enhanced after intravenous administration of contrast material. Left carotid and vertebral angiograms demonstrated that the feeders of the tumor were coming from the left anterior choroidal and left lateral posterior choroidal arteries, both of which showed dilatation and neovascularity. The CT and angiographic findings led to successful removal of the tumor without impairment of the patient's vision. The pathological diagnosis was meningioma.
Authors:
A M Wang; T C Power; C L Rumbaugh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Computerized radiology : official journal of the Computerized Tomography Society     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0730-4862     ISO Abbreviation:  Comput Radiol     Publication Date:    1985 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-03-31     Completed Date:  1986-03-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8208620     Medline TA:  Comput Radiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  355-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angiography
Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasms / diagnosis,  radiography*
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Meningioma / diagnosis,  radiography*
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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