Hossein Soleimantabar

Department of Radiology, Emam-Hossein Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


  • Case Report   
    Circumferential Meningioma of the Cervical Spinal Cord with Widespread Intracranial Extension
    Author(s): Mersad Mehrnahad, Hossein Soleimantabar, Abdolali Ebrahimi and Bahareh Heshmat Ghahderijani

    Background: Meningioma approximately accounts for 20% of intracranial mass. It is usually located in the subdural space which is represented as the most common non-glial intracranial primary mass. Extracranial extensions of meningioma are rare. The main goal of this report was to evaluate of radiologic specific features on circumferential meningioma especially invasion to the inner ear canal and cervical spinal canal. Case presentation: An 18-year-old boy was admitted for the gradually progressive weakness of both upper limb and voiding dysfunctions for the last 2 week. Neurologic examination demonstrated a bilateral hemiparesis with 2/5 force in upper extremities and 4/5 force in lower extremities. Brain and cervical spine MRI showed irregular thickening of Dura of clivus with extension to foramen magnum, bilateral internal auditory canal, .. Read More»

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