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Meningioma - Multiple

A 53 year-old woman presented with headaches.

Note the Normal Calcifications in the Pineal and Choroid     Note the Multiple Calcified Lesions Arising from the Falx

CT Scans (Left - level of the basal ganglia; Middle - level of the centrum semiovale; Right - level of the vertex). Note the multiple calcified meniniomas, all which arise from the falx. This is the typical appearance and location of meningiomas.  Meningiomas are common tumors.  They are typically benign histologically, and treatable with surgical resection if they are in an accessible location.


Revised 05/16/06.
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