Post-Traumatic Spinal Meningioma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Author: Mahmoud M. Taha

ABSTRACT
Post-traumatic meningioma is a matter of controversy with many reported cases of cranial post-traumatic meningioma and rare cases for such pathology in human spine. The author reports a 61-year-old woman who had post-traumatic spinal meningioma at the site of old traumatic fracture for 26 year after her initial trauma. The patient treated successfully with microsurgical resection and posterior fusion with improvement of here recent weakness. The author reviews the literatures for similar cases as well as reviews the controversies regarding the development of post-traumatic meningiomas.

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Journal: Open Journal of Modern Neurosurgery
DOI: 10.4236/ojmn.2017.72004 (PDF)
Paper Id: 75478

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