Meningiomas in children.

  title={Meningiomas in children.},
  author={Stephanie Greene and Nathan Nair and Jeffrey G. Ojemann and Richard G. Ellenbogen and Anthony M. Avellino},
  journal={Pediatric neurosurgery},
  volume={44 1},
OBJECTIVE Pediatric meningioma is a rare diagnosis. This retrospective review seeks to elucidate pertinent characteristics of pediatric patients presenting with meningioma. METHODS The Seattle Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center brain tumor database was surveyed from 1940 through 2004. Twenty patients were identified. RESULTS The median age of the 20 patients was 13 years. Five patients had radiation-induced meningiomas. Five patients had neurofibromatosis type 2. Ten patients… CONTINUE READING

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