Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey
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CASARES DELGADO, Jorge A; PARDO CAMACHO, Guillermo; OCHOA VARELA, Selkis and RONDON MARTINEZ, Evarelis. Intraventricular meningioma of the right trigone: a case report. AMC [online]. 2011, vol.15, n.5, pp. 891-898. ISSN 1025-0255.
Background: meningiomas are tumors originated from arachnoidal membranes. Its intraventricular location is uncommon especially the originated in the right ventricular trigone. Objective: to report a case of atypical localization of intracranial meningioma. Case report: a female patient of 68-year old with history of focal brain crisis and headache of a month of evolution. Nuclear magnetic resonance studies show a lesion in the right trigone. Direct surgical approach and total exeresis was carried out. The pathological result showed a fibroblastic meningioma. Conclusions: the surgical approach and exeresis of intraventricular meningioma may be carried out successfully with no significant complications.
Keywords : MENINGIOMA; MAGNETIC RESONANCE SPECTROSCOPY; BRAIN NEOPLASMS; CASE STUDIES.