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Lipomatous meningioma: Case report and review of the literature.

Case Stud Surg 2016 Nov 20;2(4):58-61. Epub 2016 Oct 20.

Department of Neurosurgery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States.

Lipomatous meningiomas are a very rare form of brain meningiomas consisting of fat accumulation within the tumor. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computerized tomographic (CT) imaging can be utilized to visualize the fat accumulations, but histopathologic staining is necessary in order to make a definitive diagnosis. The key histopathologic feature is the identification of adipocyte-like cells within the tumor, but other markers have also been identified. Read More

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November 2016
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