Hyperostosing meningiomas of the sphenoid ridge--clinical features, surgical therapy, and long-term observations: review of 49 cases.

@article{Pompili1982HyperostosingMO,
  title={Hyperostosing meningiomas of the sphenoid ridge--clinical features, surgical therapy, and long-term observations: review of 49 cases.},
  author={Alfredo Pompili and Patrick Derome and Andr{\'e} Visot and Germaine G. Guiot},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={1982},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={
          411-6
        }
}
Thirty-three patients with en plaque, 9 with en masse (but with extensive bone involvement), and 7 with recurrent hyperostosing meningiomas of the sphenoid ridge were operated on. All patients underwent large extradural resection of the base of the skull as well as extirpation of the intradural tumors or adjacent plaques. The periorbita was involved in 13 patients (26.5%). Seventeen patients (34.7%) needed reconstruction of the base of the skull. This was achieved with autogenous bone grafts… CONTINUE READING
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