Adult medulloblastoma and the “dural-tail” sign: Rare mimic of a posterior petrous meningioma

@article{Furtado2009AdultMA,
  title={Adult medulloblastoma and the “dural-tail” sign: Rare mimic of a posterior petrous meningioma},
  author={S. Furtado and P. Venkatesh and R. Dadlani and K. Reddy and A. Hegde},
  journal={Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={111},
  pages={540-543}
}
The authors describe clinical and radiological features of a 32-year-old male patient with a posterior fossa lesion. The radiological characteristics resembled an extra-axial lesion; a meningioma, with attachment to the tentorium and petrous bone. The histological diagnosis was classical medulloblastoma. We review literature of this atypical presentation of medulloblastoma and "dural-tail" sign, which can be associated with other benign or malignant lesions. The role of magnetic resonance… Expand
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