Long-term control after resection and gamma knife surgery of an intracranial clear cell meningioma: case report.

@article{Ahn2005LongtermCA,
  title={Long-term control after resection and gamma knife surgery of an intracranial clear cell meningioma: case report.},
  author={E S Ahn and Lawrence S. Chin and Kymberly A. Gyure and Richard S Hudes and John Ragheb and Arthur J. Dipatri},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={102 3 Suppl},
  pages={303-6}
}
Clear cell meningioma (CCM) is a rare variant of meningioma characterized by sheets of polygonal cells with clear cytoplasm, a feature attributable to its high glycogen content. Authors have described its propensity to recur and metastasize despite its benign pathological characteristics. Clinical response to radiation in these reports has varied. The authors present the case of a 7-year-old girl with a large petroclival CCM who underwent a staged subtotal resection and subsequent gamma knife… CONTINUE READING

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