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calcified menigioma can lead to what

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Almost all meningiomas have calcifications in them. You may consult this site for information on this topic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-condi ... Read More

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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Watson
30 years experience Neurosurgery
Meningioma: Unfortunately meningiomas do not just go away. They may be difficult to see on MRI if small enough and if contrast is not given, etc. Generally it i ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Brain CT: repost pls: I'll assume you didn't just wander into a CT facility & make an impulse purchase. A doctor ordered the CT scan for a reason. What was the reason? ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Almost all meningiomas have some calcification in the lesions. The purple balls in the attached microscopic photo of a meningioma are calcifications. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Calcium deposits: Menigioams are typically non-cancerous tumors of the lining of the brain and spinal cord. The tumor cells arange themselves ina a concentria whorl pat ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Just that!: Meningiomas are almost always benign tumors arising in the meninges (covering the brain) they can enlarge over time and may calcify.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Radiographic lingo: Hyperostosis refers to a proliferation of the skull focally. Sometimes it is difficult to differentiate between hyperostosis and a calcified meningiom ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Meningioma: Meningioma is not cancer, it can cause problem by putting pressure on the brain , meningiomas are removed surgically.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Versus a : Calcified meningioma? Its probably too small or atypical to distinguish. Second opinion from a neuroradiologist versus a neurosurgeon is suggested, ve ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Depends: On size, location and symptoms. Your neurosurgeon should help devise a plan of follow up imaging to meet your needs.
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