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Dural-Based Posterior Fossa Medulloblastoma Mimicking a Petrous Meningioma in Late Adulthood.

Ochsner J 2022 ;22(2):176-181

Division of Neurosurgery, SBH Health System, Bronx, NY.

Medulloblastoma of the posterior fossa is commonly encountered in pediatric populations but rarely reported in adults. Adult cases of medulloblastoma typically occur in younger patients, tend to arise intra-axially within the cerebellar hemisphere, and usually exhibit classic histopathologic features. A 54-year-old male presented with headaches, dizziness, gait instability, and frequent falls that had worsened during the prior 3 months. Read More

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January 2022

Primary Dural Mucosa-associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma Mimicking Falx Meningioma: A Case Report.

NMC Case Rep J 2022 31;9:123-128. Epub 2022 May 31.

Department of Neurosurgery, Komaki City Hospital, Komaki, Aichi, Japan.

An 85-year-old woman presented with ataxia and deterioration of cognitive functions. She had no history of autoimmune diseases or viral infections. Magnetic resonance imaging showed a solitary mass lesion at the cerebral falx on contrast-enhanced T1-weighted imaging. Read More

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Bevacizumab is an effective treatment for symptomatic cerebral necrosis after carbon ion therapy for recurrent intracranial malignant tumours: A case report.

Mol Clin Oncol 2022 Jul 19;17(1):114. Epub 2022 May 19.

The First School of Clinical Medicine, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, Gansu 730000, P.R. China.

Carbon ion therapy (CIT) is a form of particle therapy, which not only spares normal tissues but may also improve local control of recurrent intracranial tumours. Cerebral radiation necrosis (RN) is one of the most serious adverse reactions of recurrent brain tumours following reirradiation, which may lead to neurological decline or even death. Bevacizumab is an anti-vascular endothelial growth factor antibody, which has been used to treat symptomatic RN. Read More

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A Hybrid Deep Learning Model for Brain Tumour Classification.

Entropy (Basel) 2022 Jun 8;24(6). Epub 2022 Jun 8.

Department of Computer Science, College of Computer Science and Engineering, Taibah University, Medina 42353, Saudi Arabia.

A brain tumour is one of the major reasons for death in humans, and it is the tenth most common type of tumour that affects people of all ages. However, if detected early, it is one of the most treatable types of tumours. Brain tumours are classified using biopsy, which is not usually performed before definitive brain surgery. Read More

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somatic mosaicism in a patient with bilateral optic nerve sheath meningiomas: illustrative case.

J Neurosurg Case Lessons 2022 Jun 6;3(23):CASE2247. Epub 2022 Jun 6.

Departments of Ophthalmology.

Background: In the past decade, next-generation sequencing has spurred significant progress in the understanding of cytogenetic alterations that occur in meningiomas. Eighty percent of adult meningiomas harbor pathogenic somatic variants involving , , , , , or Somatic variants in associated with meningiomas usually localize to the gene's WD40 domains but are mutually exclusive to germline mutations, which cause a distinctive autosomal dominant syndrome.

Observations: This case involved a 15-year-old girl with bilateral optic nerve sheath meningiomas, diffuse meningiomatosis, and syndromic features, including craniosynostosis, brain anomalies, syndactyly, brachydactyly, epicanthus, and patent ductus arteriosus. Read More

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Commentary: Microsurgical Resection of a Petroclival Meningioma via a Suboccipital Approach: Technical Nuances and Anatomical Considerations: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2022 Jul 11;23(1):e56-e57. Epub 2022 May 11.

Division of Neurosurgery, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Dejerine Syndrome Variant Due to Medullary Perforating Artery Ischemia During Foramen Magnum Meningioma Resection: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2022 Jul 20;23(1):e52-e53. Epub 2022 Apr 20.

Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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Resection of Skull Base Meningioma With Extensive Extracranial Extension: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2022 Jul 20;23(1):e51. Epub 2022 Apr 20.

Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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Subtemporal Transcollateral Sulcus Approach for Temporal Horn Tumors: 2-Dimensional Operative Video and Description of the Technique.

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2022 Jul 20;23(1):e10-e15. Epub 2022 Apr 20.

Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

Introduction: Purely temporal intraventricular tumors are uncommon. Given their deep location, access to these brain tumors can be challenging in terms of preserving brain tissue. The subtemporal approach spares the lateral temporal cortex and is a less traumatic corridor to reach intraventricular temporal tumors. Read More

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Radiographic differentiation of secretory meningiomas and WHO grade 2 meningiomas: when atypical features are not always predictive of atypical tumors.

World Neurosurg 2022 Jun 17. Epub 2022 Jun 17.

Department of Neurological Surgery and Rosa Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor & Neuro-Oncology Center, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH. Electronic address:

Objective: Secretory meningioma (SM) is a rare subtype of World Health Organization (WHO) grade 1 meningioma, associated with significant peritumoral brain edema (PTBE). Because of this, SM may be mistaken preoperatively to be a WHO grade 2 meningioma (G2M). In this study, we identified radiographic features to differentiate these two tumor types preoperatively to help inform surgical decision-making. Read More

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Unusual Neoplasms Related to Foramen of Luschka: A Review for Differential Diagnosis.

Indian J Radiol Imaging 2022 Mar 19;32(1):71-80. Epub 2022 Apr 19.

Department of Neurosurgery, Bahçeşehir University School of Medicine, Göztepe Medical Park Training and Education Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

There are many types of neoplasms in or around the foramen of Luschka (FL), and definitive diagnosis in some cases requires knowledge of imaging findings. The uncommon and challenging neoplasms with FL involvement considered in this study are exophytic brainstem glioma, primary glioblastoma of the cerebellopontine angle (CPA), primary anaplastic ependymoma of the CPA, choroid plexus papilloma of the FL, solitary FL choroid plexus metastasis, extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma of the jugular foramen, paraganglioma of the jugular foramen, exostosis of the jugular foramen, psammomatous meningioma in the lateral cerebellar medullary cistern, epidermoid tumor of the fourth ventricle, and a hypoglossal schwannoma. These neoplasms may have overlapping clinical and imaging features, but some have relatively distinct imaging features. Read More

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Validity of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the primary spinal cord tumors in routine clinical setting.

Sci Rep 2022 Jun 16;12(1):10151. Epub 2022 Jun 16.

Department of Neurosurgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

MRI is the primary diagnostic modality for spinal cord tumors. However, its validity has never been vigorously scrutinized in daily routine clinical practice, where MRI tissue diagnosis is usually not a single one but multiple ones with several differential diagnoses. Here, we aimed to assess the validity of MRI in terms of predicting the pathology and location of the tumor in routine clinical settings. Read More

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Evaluation of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Microsurgical Efficacy and Relapse of Rolandic Meningioma.

Comput Intell Neurosci 2022 6;2022:1026494. Epub 2022 Jun 6.

Department of Neurosurgery, Changde First People's Hospital, Changde 415000, Hunan, China.

In this study, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was used to evaluate the relapse features of patients with Rolandic meningioma after the microsurgery. 53 patients with Rolandic meningioma were selected as the research objects, and they were divided into the relapse group ( = 16) and nonrelapse group ( = 37) according to whether patients had a relapse during the follow-up period. Differences in quality of life, H-MRS index, vascular density, and cell proliferation between the two groups were assessed as well as imaging differences between the two groups were analyzed using MRI. Read More

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Intracranial extraosseous dural-based Ewing's sarcoma with fluid-haematocrit levels: imaging findings of a rare tumour.

BMJ Case Rep 2022 Jun 14;15(6). Epub 2022 Jun 14.

Radiodiagnosis, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

Extraosseous dural-based primary Ewing's sarcoma of the central nervous system is a rare tumour posing a diagnostic challenge. On cross-sectional radiological imaging, the lesion has an extra-axial location with heterogeneous appearance. These lesions are usually multicystic with internal haemorrhage causing fluid-haematocrit levels. Read More

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De Novo Glioblastoma Masqueraded within a Hemispheric Dural Meningiomatosis: Rare Imaging Findings and Rationale for Two-Staged Resection.

J Neurol Surg Rep 2022 Apr 1;83(2):e44-e49. Epub 2022 Jun 1.

Department of Neurosurgery, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

 Collision tumors present as histologically different juxtaposed neoplasms within the same anatomical region, independent of the adjacent cell population. De novo intracranial collision tumors involving metachronous primary brain neoplasms alongside dural meningiomatosis are not well documented in the literature.  We present staged surgical management of a 72-year-old female with known left hemispheric stable dural-based convexity mass lesions over 10 years and new-onset expressive aphasia and headaches. Read More

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Surgical Strategies and Outcomes for Intracranial Chondromas: A Retrospective Study of 17 Cases and Systematic Review.

Front Oncol 2022 26;12:865865. Epub 2022 May 26.

Department of Neurosurgery, Tangdu Hospital, Air Force Medical University, Xi'an, China.

Objective: To improve the diagnosis and treatment of intracranial chondromas (ICDs) by discussing the clinical manifestations and imaging characteristics of ICDs, as well as surgical methods and treatment strategies.

Methods: We retrospectively analyzed 17 patients diagnosed with ICDs who underwent microsurgery or endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery at the Tangdu Hospital of Air Force Military Medical University and the Mianyang Central Hospital from January 2010 to November 2021. Clinical manifestations, imaging examinations, surgical treatments, and prognosis of these patients were analyzed. Read More

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Cerebral Hemangiopericytoma Manifesting as Epilepsia Partialis Continua: A Case Report.

JNMA J Nepal Med Assoc 2022 Jun 1;60(250):551-554. Epub 2022 Jun 1.

Department of Neurosurgery, Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Attarkhel, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Cerebral hemangiopericytomas are very rare mesenchymal tumours arising from pericytes surrounding the blood vessels in the brain. Most patients present with headaches, focal neurological findings and focal seizures with or without generalisation. Our patient chiefly complained of an uncontrollable movement of her right hand that was initially fleeting but later became continuous. Read More

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Threshold field painting saves the time for segmentation of minute arteries.

Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg 2022 Jun 11. Epub 2022 Jun 11.

Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8655, Japan.

Purpose: It is often time-consuming to segment fine structures, such as the cerebral arteries from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Moreover, extracting anatomically abnormal structures is generally difficult. The segmentation workflow called threshold field painting was tested for its feasibility in morbid minute artery segmentation with special emphasis on time efficiency. Read More

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PET-CT in Clinical Adult Oncology-V. Head and Neck and Neuro Oncology.

Cancers (Basel) 2022 May 31;14(11). Epub 2022 May 31.

Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA.

PET-CT is an advanced imaging modality with many oncologic applications, including staging, assessment of response to therapy, restaging, and longitudinal surveillance for recurrence. The goal of this series of six review articles is to provide practical information to providers and imaging professionals regarding the best use of PET-CT for specific oncologic indications, and the potential pitfalls and nuances that characterize these applications. In addition, key tumor-specific clinical information and representative PET-CT images are provided to outline the role that PET-CT plays in the management of oncology patients. Read More

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Machine Learning for the Detection and Segmentation of Benign Tumors of the Central Nervous System: A Systematic Review.

Cancers (Basel) 2022 May 27;14(11). Epub 2022 May 27.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Kantonsspital Aarau, 5001 Aarau, Switzerland.

: To summarize the available literature on using machine learning (ML) for the detection and segmentation of benign tumors of the central nervous system (CNS) and to assess the adherence of published ML/diagnostic accuracy studies to best practice. : The MEDLINE database was searched for the use of ML in patients with any benign tumor of the CNS, and the records were screened according to PRISMA guidelines. : Eleven retrospective studies focusing on meningioma (n = 4), vestibular schwannoma (n = 4), pituitary adenoma (n = 2) and spinal schwannoma (n = 1) were included. Read More

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Meningioma Radiomics: At the Nexus of Imaging, Pathology and Biomolecular Characterization.

Cancers (Basel) 2022 May 25;14(11). Epub 2022 May 25.

Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences, University of Naples "Federico II", Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy.

Meningiomas are the most common extra-axial tumors of the central nervous system (CNS). Even though recurrence is uncommon after surgery and most meningiomas are benign, an aggressive behavior may still be exhibited in some cases. Although the diagnosis can be made by radiologists, typically with magnetic resonance imaging, qualitative analysis has some limitations in regard to outcome prediction and risk stratification. Read More

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Are bone erosion and peripheral feeding vessels hallmarks of intracranial solitary fibrous tumor/hemangiopericytoma?

Radiol Case Rep 2022 Aug 1;17(8):2702-2707. Epub 2022 Jun 1.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Juntendo University Urayasu Hospital, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan.

An 86-year-old man sustained progressive motor weakness in the left lower extremity for 1 month. Cranial computed tomography (CT) revealed an isodense mass in the right parietal lobe, with a smooth-contoured focal erosion in the adjacent parietal bone. The extra-axial tumor appeared isointense on T1- and hyperintense on T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging with intense enhancement. Read More

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Coexistence of meningioma and other intracranial benign tumors in non-neurofibromatosis type 2 patients: A case report and review of literature.

World J Clin Cases 2022 May;10(13):4249-4263

Department of Neurosurgery, The First Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang 110001, Liaoning Province, China.

Background: The coexistence of meningioma and other intracranial primary benign tumors is rare, especially in non-neurofibromatosis type 2, and there is limited guidance for the management of such patients. Here, we report a series of 5 patients with concomitant meningioma and other intracranial benign tumors, including subependymoma and pituitary adenoma.

Case Summary: Five non-neurofibromatosis type 2 patients with simultaneous occurrence of meningioma and other intracranial benign tumors were retrospectively reviewed. Read More

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Primary pulmonary meningioma: A case report and review of the literature.

World J Clin Cases 2022 May;10(13):4196-4206

Department of Radiology, The First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province, China.

Background: Primary pulmonary meningioma (PPM) is a rare disease that is usually benign. The most common presentation of PPM is isolated pulmonary nodules or masses, so the disease can mimic any other lung tumor on imaging, especially lung cancer or metastasis.

Case Summary: A 47-year-old asymptomatic woman presented with a well-defined, lobulated pulmonary mass with calcification in the left lower lobe. Read More

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Evaluating diagnostic accuracy and determining optimal diagnostic thresholds of different approaches to [Ga]-DOTATATE PET/MRI analysis in patients with meningioma.

Sci Rep 2022 Jun 3;12(1):9256. Epub 2022 Jun 3.

Department of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medicine, 525 E. 68th St., New York, NY, 10021, USA.

Multiple approaches with [Ga]-DOTATATE, a somatostatin analog PET radiotracer, have demonstrated clinical utility in evaluation of meningioma but have not been compared directly. Our purpose was to compare diagnostic performance of different approaches to quantitative brain [Ga]-DOTATATE PET/MRI analysis in patients with suspected meningioma recurrence and to establish the optimal diagnostic threshold for each method. Patients with suspected meningioma were imaged prospectively with [Ga]-DOTATATE brain PET/MRI. Read More

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Collision brain tumor with atypical meningioma and glioblastoma: Case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2022 May 4;94:107137. Epub 2022 May 4.

Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, 1650 Taiwan Boulevard Sect. 4, Taichung City 40705, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Introduction: Intracranial collision tumors are rare diseases in which two distinct neoplasms are found at the same location. We present an unusual case of an intracranial collision tumor composed of atypical meningioma (WHO grade II) and glioblastoma.

Presentation Of Case: The case was a 56-year-old woman hospitalized due to generalized weakness and dizziness. Read More

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Hydrogen Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS) in Differential Diagnosis of Intracranial Tumors: A Systematic Review.

Contrast Media Mol Imaging 2022 18;2022:7242192. Epub 2022 May 18.

Department of Radiology, Quanzhou First Hospital Affiliated to Fujian Medical University, Quanzhou 362000, China.

Meningioma, glioma, and metastases are the most common intracranial tumors in clinical practice. In order to improve the prognosis of patients, timely diagnosis and early treatment are crucial. Hydrogen proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H-MRS) imaging can noninvasively display the biochemical information of tissues and has been applied to identify and diagnose intracranial tumors. Read More

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Differentiation of Meningiomas and Gliomas by Amide Proton Transfer Imaging: A Preliminary Study of Brain Tumour Infiltration.

Front Oncol 2022 11;12:886968. Epub 2022 May 11.

Department of Radiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Shenzhen University, Health Science Center, Shenzhen Second People's Hospital, Shenzhen, China.

Background: Gliomas are more malignant and invasive than meningiomas.

Objective: To distinguish meningiomas from low-grade/high-grade gliomas (LGGs/HGGs) using amide proton transfer imaging (APT) combined with conventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and to explore the application of APT in evaluating brain tumour invasiveness.

Materials And Methods: The imaging data of 50 brain tumors confirmed by pathology in patients who underwent APT scanning in our centre were retrospectively analysed. Read More

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