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Post-traumatic meningioma: three case reports of this rare condition and a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20628888     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
We present three cases of meningiomas developing at the site of an old head trauma. We then review the literature regarding the controversies on the development of post-traumatic brain tumors and, finally, we emphasize the medico-legal characteristics of post-traumatic meningiomas, particularly with respect to their cell type which is frequently atypical or anaplastic and which have a poor outcome.
Patrick François; Dominique N'dri; Anne Marie Bergemer-Fouquet; Mounir Ben Ismail; Chrysanthi Papagiannaki; Jean Philippe Cottier; Michel Jan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-07-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurochirurgica     Volume:  152     ISSN:  0942-0940     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurochir (Wien)     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0151000     Medline TA:  Acta Neurochir (Wien)     Country:  Austria    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1755-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
CHRU de Tours, France.
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Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2010 Oct;152(10):1761   [PMID:  20614144 ]

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