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Major intratumoral hemorrhage of a petroclival atypical meningioma: case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  21772807     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Spontaneous intratumoral hemorrhage associated with a meningioma is an extremely rare event and has a very high rate of morbidity and mortality. We report a patient with a history of subtotal resection of a petroclival meningioma followed by gamma knife radiosurgery who presented with sudden neurological deterioration following intratumoral hemorrhage after 4 asymptomatic years. The patient underwent early resection of this atypical meningioma and evacuation of hematoma via a retrosigmoid transpetrosal approach and had rapid neurological improvement.
Authors:
Erwin Zeta Mangubat; Richard W Byrne
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Skull base : official journal of North American Skull Base Society ... [et al.]     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1532-0065     ISO Abbreviation:  Skull Base     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-20     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101090660     Medline TA:  Skull Base     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  469-74     Citation Subset:  -    
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Rush Professional Office Building, Chicago, Illinois.
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