Atypical and anaplastic meningiomas: radiology, surgery, radiotherapy, and outcome.

@article{Jskelinen1986AtypicalAA,
  title={Atypical and anaplastic meningiomas: radiology, surgery, radiotherapy, and outcome.},
  author={Juha J{\"a}{\"a}skel{\"a}inen and Matti J Haltia and Antti R Servo},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={1986},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={233-42}
}
Out of 936 primary intracranial meningiomas, 94.3% were histologically benign (grade I), 4.7% atypical (grade II), and 1.0% anaplastic (grade III); one recurrence was sarcomatous (grade IV). Meningiomas with histologic anaplasia (grades II-IV) occurred in 12% of the men, but only 4% of the women. Only 26% of atypical or anaplastic meningiomas appeared completely innocent on a computed tomography scan. Angiograms, usually showing a meningeal feeding artery, suggested meningioma when computed… CONTINUE READING

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