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Primary extradural meningioma arising from the calvarium

N Ravi, Wang Xiao Yi, Li Yu, Huang Jian Ping, D. Hao
South African Journal of Radiology | Vol 17, No 2 | a249 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajr.v17i2.249 | © 2013 N Ravi, Wang Xiao Yi, Li Yu, Huang Jian Ping, D. Hao | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 24 February 2013 | Published: 11 June 2013

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N Ravi, Department of Radiology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
Wang Xiao Yi, Department of Radiology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
Li Yu, Department of Radiology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
Huang Jian Ping, Department of Radiology, Changsha Eighth Hospital, Changsha, Hunan, China
D. Hao, Department of Pathology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China


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Abstract

Meningiomas are the most common intracranial tumours. Meningiomas arising at other locations are termed primary extradural meningiomas (EDM) and are rare. Here we report a case of EDM arising from the calvarium – a primary calvarial meningioma (PCM).

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Primary calvarial meningioma, CT, MRI.

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