Intracranial Angiomatous Meningioma: Case Report and literature review


Intracranial Angiomatous Meningioma: Case Report and Literature Review


Fatima Zahra FARHANE, Touria BOUHAFA, Khalid HASSOUNI

Department of Radiotherapy, Hassan II University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Fez, MOROCCO


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Angiomatous meningioma (AM) is a rare subtype of meningioma characterized by highly vascular tumor tissue comprising predominantly variable sized hyalinized blood vessels. This manuscript describes a case of intracranial Angiomatous meningioma and reports briefly its clinical, radiological, histopathological and therapeutic characteristics through a literature review.


Keywords: Angiomatous meningioma, intracranial tumor, case report

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Fatima Zahra FARHANE, Touria BOUHAFA, Khalid HASSOUNI. Intracranial Angiomatous Meningioma: Case Report and literature review. International Journal of Case Reports, 2018 2:14. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2018-04-0701


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