| Home | E-Submission | Sitemap | Editorial Office |  
top_img
Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1998;27(9): 1271-1276.
Microcystic Meningioma: Case Report.
Hyeun Sung Kim, Suk Jung Jang, Seong Hun Jeong
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College, Chosun University, Kwangju, Korea.
ABSTRACT
Microcystic meningioma, a distinct morphological variant of meningiomas, is histologically characterized by a vacuolated appearance with multiple cystic spaces lined by vacuolated or stellate-shaped tumor cells. This unusual variant was originally described by Masson, who labeled it "humid". The clinical and morphological findings point toward a benign course. And these unusual morphological variants of meningioma are potentially curable tumor. But there is no definitive method for preoperatively differentiating microcystic meningioma from the malignant glioma. We report a case of microcystic meningioma occurring in the left frontal area of 74 year old woman, with malignant clinical nature.
Key Words: Microcystic meningioma; Unusual morphological variant; Potentially curable tumor; Malignant clinical nature
TOOLS
Full text via DOI  Full text via DOI
Download Citation  Download Citation
Share:      
METRICS
1,245
View
19
Download
Related articles
Dense Calcification in Medulloblastoma: Case Report.  1972 October;1(1)
Cryptococcal Meningitis: Case Report.  1972 October;1(1)
Dandy-Walker Cyst Case Report.  1974 June;3(1)
Fibrous Dysplasia: Case Report.  1974 October;3(2)
Chordoma in the Thoracic Spine: Case Report.  1974 October;3(2)
Editorial Office
1F, 18, Heolleung-ro 569-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
TEL: +82-2-525-7552   FAX: +82-2-525-7554   E-mail: office@jkns.or.kr
About |  Browse Articles |  Current Issue |  For Authors and Reviewers
Copyright © Korean Neurosurgical Society.                 Developed in M2PI
Close layer