Meningioma without dural attachment: case report, classification, and review of the literature.

@article{Zhang2007MeningiomaWD,
  title={Meningioma without dural attachment: case report, classification, and review of the literature.},
  author={Jian Zhang and Ling-yi Chi and Bin Meng and Feng Li and Shu-gan Zhu},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={67 5},
  pages={535-9}
}
BACKGROUND The primary occurrences of meningiomas without attachment to the dura are rare. Clinical considerations and pathophysiologic mechanisms about these tumors have not been sufficiently explored, and a complete classification has not been accomplished. CASE DESCRIPTION A 16-year-old adolescent boy presented with epileptic seizure for 9 years. Neurologic deficits were not found on admission. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a 25 x 23-mm mass lesion without dural attachment located in… CONTINUE READING