Radiation induced meningioma with a short latent period following high dose cranial irradiation – Case report and literature review

Radiation induced meningiomas (RIM) are rare late complications in patients who have received high dose irradiation for brain tumors. The mean latency period for induction of RIM in most of the series is 18.7±10.2 years. There are only 9 reported cases of RIM following high dose cranial irradiation with unusually short latency periods of less than 5 years… CONTINUE READING