A 40-year-old member asked:
what is the main cause of meningioma in a baby?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
Tumor growth: These are tumors that arise from the lining outside the brain.
They are almost always benign although some studies say up to 10% can become malignant. They start early and grow- some a little, some a lot. They are found frequently in older people without needing any treatment. Your baby may have one but unless it is large, watching it is best.
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Last updated Jun 4, 2012
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