High-dose radiation-induced meningiomas.

  title={High-dose radiation-induced meningiomas.},
  author={Maurizio Salvati and Luigi Cervoni and Fabrizio Puzzilli and Roberto Bristot and Roberto Delfini and Franco Maria Gagliardi},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={435-41; discussion 441-2}
BACKGROUND Numerous neoplasms within the CNS have been reported as radiogenic in origin; radiation-induced meningiomas are at least five times more numerous than gliomas or sarcomas in the world literature. METHODS The authors review 10 cases of cerebral meningiomas following high-dose radiotherapy in patients operated for neoplasm of the nervous system. The pathologic and clinical aspects of this unusual complication are analyzed in all cases in the world literature. RESULTS There is a… CONTINUE READING

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