TITLE

Cervical Meningioma in Childhood A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Vaneckova, M.; Seidl, Z.; Kemlink, D.; Zamecnik, J.; Burgetova, A.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Neuroradiology Journal;Jun2008, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p383
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
We report on a meningioma of the cervical spine in a 12-year-old boy with atypical clinical presentation. Meningiomas are relatively rare neoplasms in childhood, representing only 1 to 2% of all pediatric intracranial tumors. The distinction between the meningioma and another extramedullary, intradural tumors like schwannoma might pose difficulties. This case report points out that although a very rare tumor in children, it must be taken into account in differential diagnostics.
ACCESSION #
38011789

 

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