Cervical clear cell meningioma mimicking a vertebral metastasis.

  title={Cervical clear cell meningioma mimicking a vertebral metastasis.},
  author={Toshiyuki Inoue and Kei Miyamoto and Hirotaka Kodama and Hideo Hosoe and Kuniyasu Shimokawa and Katsuji Shimizu},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia},
  volume={12 6},
Cervical vertebral involvement of clear cell meningioma is very rare. We report a case of clear cell meningioma in the cervical vertebral body in a 72-year old male. Seven years prior to this presentation, the patient underwent palliative surgery and posterior instrumentation for a cervical vertebral tumor at C5, which had been diagnosed as a metastatic renal cell carcinoma. On this admission, the patient presented with severe neck pain. Examination revealed hypesthesia on the left in a C6… CONTINUE READING