Type III Intraosseous Meningioma Invading Superior Sagittal Sinus and Skull Periosteum.

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Summary of "Type III Intraosseous Meningioma Invading Superior Sagittal Sinus and Skull Periosteum."

Type III intraosseous meningioma is a very rare type of meningioma with extracranial extension. Herein, the author reported a case of type IIIC intraosseous meningioma with invasion of the superior sagittal sinus and skull periosteum. A 67-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital due to a mass on the left frontoparietal region for 4 years. Magnetic resonance imaging showed a skull tumor with invasion of the superior sagittal sinus. After partial resection of the tumor, pathological and immunohistochemical staining revealed that the epithelial meningioma derived from skull involved the skull periosteum. There was no enlargement of residual parasagittal tumor after 1 year of follow-up. The intraosseous meningioma in the present case was a rare benign tumor with good prognosis after surgery.


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Name: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
ISSN: 1536-3732


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Formation or presence of a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the SUPERIOR SAGITTAL SINUS or the inferior sagittal sinus. Sagittal sinus thrombosis can result from infections, hematological disorders, CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; and NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES. Clinical features are primarily related to the increased intracranial pressure causing HEADACHE; NAUSEA; and VOMITING. Severe cases can evolve to SEIZURES or COMA.

The long large endothelium-lined venous channel on the top outer surface of the brain. It receives blood from a vein in the nasal cavity, runs backwards, and gradually increases in size as blood drains from veins of the brain and the DURA MATER. Near the lower back of the CRANIUM, the superior sagittal sinus deviates to one side (usually the right) and continues on as one of the TRANSVERSE SINUSES.

Formation or presence of a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the CRANIAL SINUSES, large endothelium-lined venous channels situated within the SKULL. Intracranial sinuses, also called cranial venous sinuses, include the superior sagittal, cavernous, lateral, petrous sinuses, and many others. Cranial sinus thrombosis can lead to severe HEADACHE; SEIZURE; and other neurological defects.

The two large endothelium-lined venous channels that begin at the internal occipital protuberance at the back and lower part of the CRANIUM and travels laterally and forward ending in the internal jugular vein (JUGULAR VEINS). One of the transverse sinuses, usually the right one, is the continuation of the SUPERIOR SAGITTAL SINUS. The other transverse sinus is the continuation of the straight sinus.

An acquired or spontaneous abnormality in which there is communication between CAVERNOUS SINUS, a venous structure, and the CAROTID ARTERIES. It is often associated with HEAD TRAUMA, specifically basilar skull fractures (SKULL FRACTURE, BASILAR). Clinical signs often include VISION DISORDERS and INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION.

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