[A juvenile case of radiation-induced meningioma two years after radiation for craniopharyngioma].

@article{Kano1994AJC,
  title={[A juvenile case of radiation-induced meningioma two years after radiation for craniopharyngioma].},
  author={Toshikazu Kano and Akira Zama and Naofumi Ono and Tohru Nakamura and Manabu Tamura and Tohru Ohe and Yoichi Nakazato},
  journal={No shinkei geka. Neurological surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={367-70}
}
The patient was a 7-year-old boy who received radiation therapy of 50 Gy after total gross removal of a craniopharyngioma. After two years a follow up CT scan showed a new enhanced lesion in the right temporal tip within the previous irradiation field. Total removal of the tumor was performed and its histological examination showed it to be an atypical meningioma. This atypical meningioma satisfied Cahan's criteria. So we diagnosed this atypical meningioma as radiation-induced meningioma… CONTINUE READING

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