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Meningioma

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Synonyms of Meningioma

  • Arachnoidal Fibroblastoma
  • Dural Endothelioma
  • Leptomeningioma
  • Meningeal Fibroblastoma

Disorder Subdivisions

  • Frontal Tumor, Meningioma
  • Parietal Tumor, Meningioma
  • Temporal Tumor, Meningioma

General Discussion

Meningiomas are benign, slow-growing tumors, classified as brain tumors, but actually growing in the three protective membranes that surround the brain (meninges). Sometimes they cause thickening or thinning of adjoining skull bones. Meningiomas do not spread to other areas of the body.

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