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A rare case report: giant meningioma with extracranial extension

  • Mauliza ,
  • Sri Andreani Utomo ,

Abstract

Background: Meningioma is the most frequently occurring primary central nervous system (CNS) tumor, and it is typically found during brain imaging. It has a prevalence of 53 per 100,000 people. Extracranial extension in skull-base meningioma is rare and presents a female preponderance

Case Description: We presented an Indonesian female who underwent a brain MRI depicting atypical giant meningioma with extracranial extension. The surgery was conducted, and pathological examination confirmed as a typical meningioma WHO grade I. Recognizing and identifying the entity's unique imaging characteristics are paramount in successfully diagnosing and initiating the most effective treatment.

Conclusion: This report is expected to help diagnose giant meningioma, which is a rare case, thus reducing the occurrence of misdiagnosis.

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How to Cite

Mauliza, & Utomo, S. A. . (2023). A rare case report: giant meningioma with extracranial extension. Bali Medical Journal, 13(1), 287–290. https://doi.org/10.15562/bmj.v13i1.5057

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