Supratentorial convexity dural-based cavernous hemangioma mimicking a meningioma in a child.

@article{Joshi2009SupratentorialCD,
  title={Supratentorial convexity dural-based cavernous hemangioma mimicking a meningioma in a child.},
  author={Vibhuti. G. Joshi and Dattatraya Prakash Muzumdar and Nitin Narayan Dange and Atul Goel},
  journal={Pediatric neurosurgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={
          141-5
        }
}
A case of a convexity dural-based cavernous hemangioma in a 15-year-old male child is reported. The child presented only with headaches and had no neurological deficits. MRI features were suggestive of a meningioma. The tumor was completely resected and histology was conclusive of a hemangioma. At follow-up after 2 years, the child is asymptomatic and MRI showed no evidence of the lesion. Supratentorial convexity dural-based hemangioma in a child is rare and hitherto only 1 case has been… CONTINUE READING
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