Neurological Sciences https://doi.org/10.1007/s10072-018-3459-2 LETTER TO THE EDITOR 1 2 3,4 5 1 Giorgia Simonetti & Maria Rosa Terreni & Francesco DiMeco & Laura Fariselli & Paola Gaviani Received: 13 February 2018 / Accepted: 26 May 2018 Springer-Verlag Italia S.r.l., part of Springer Nature 2018 To the Editor tissue, and presence of foci of necrosis.^ After resection, the Meningioma is a common intracranial tumor originated from patient had complete recovery and no other treatments were meningothelial cells; its frequency is around 13–30% of all performed. In 2011, due to tumor recurrence, she underwent a primary intracranial tumors. Most meningiomas are benign third tumor resection with histopathological diagnosis of (WHO grade 1) and are associated with a good outcome. Brhabdoid meningioma.^ Considering the histological pro- However, malignant behavior such as metastatic disease has gression to malignancy, a conformational radiation therapy also been described, with extracranial metastases sporadically was performed. One year later, due to enlargement of patho- reported. In this report, we present a rare case of non-CNS logical nodule, the patient was treated with CyberKnife. metastases of malignant meningioma and briefly discuss pre- Despite radiosurgery, a significant increase of the lesion was dictors of tumor evolution. then detected and surgery
Neurological Sciences – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 1, 2018
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