Intraoperative cytologic diagnosis of chordoid meningioma. A case report.

  title={Intraoperative cytologic diagnosis of chordoid meningioma. A case report.},
  author={Emilio Chuvieco Salinero and Luis F. L. Aguirre Beltr{\'a}n and J Ricardo Costa},
  journal={Acta cytologica},
  volume={48 2},
BACKGROUND Chordoid meningioma is an uncommon supratentorial tumor in which a cordonal pattern on a mucofibrillar background covers areas of classic meningioma with a diffuse, meningeal, immunohistochemically reactive pattern. Its cytology has not been described before. CASE A 45-year-old woman with headaches and a poorly defined, nondiplopic vision alteration underwent magnetic resonance imaging, which showed a tumor in the upper part of the left orbital cavity. An intraoperative squash… CONTINUE READING