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Primary extradural meningioma arising from the calvarium

N Ravi, Wang Xiao Yi, Li Yu, Huang Jian Ping, D. Hao

South African Journal of Radiology; Vol 17, No 2 (2013), 70-71. doi: 10.4102/sajr.v17i2.249

Submitted: 24 February 2013
Published:  11 June 2013

Abstract

Meningiomas are the most common intracranial tumours. Meningiomas arising at other locations are termed primary extradural meningiomas (EDM) and are rare. Here we report a case of EDM arising from the calvarium – a primary calvarial meningioma (PCM).

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N Ravi, Department of Radiology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
Wang Xiao Yi, Department of Radiology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
Li Yu, Department of Radiology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
Huang Jian Ping, Department of Radiology, Changsha Eighth Hospital, Changsha, Hunan, China
D. Hao, Department of Pathology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China

Keywords

Primary calvarial meningioma, CT, MRI.

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