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Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences 2009 December;53(4):153-5

Copyright © 2010 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

A rare case of intracranial solitary fibrous tumor of meninges: case report

Sai Kiran N. A. 1, Kasliwal M. K. 1, Gupta A. 1, Mridha A. R. 2, Sharma M. C. 2, Sharma B. S. 1

1 Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India; 2 Department of Neuropathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India


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The authors report a case of intracranial tumor in a 60 year female, previously asymptomatic presenting with altered sensorium following a road traffic accident. Imaging showed a small left frontotemporal contusion along with a large right frontoparietal extra axial mass lesion suggestive of a meningioma. Patient improved significantly after craniotomy and tumour decompression. Histopathology with immunohistochemical analysis however revealed the presence of a solitary fibrous tumor of meninges. The case is reported in view of its rarity, atypical presentation and need to distinguish from meningiomas which they can mimic radiologically.

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