Right frontal meningioma - Doctor answers
MRI concluded moderate ischaemic changes for 53 yr old. 1cm right frontal meningioma. Will this continue to grow over time?
Meningioma: Just close follow up will answer your question ...Read more
2 years ago MRi diagnosed a small right frontal lobe calcified meningioma, follow up showed no change. Recent MRI couldn’t detect it. Can it be gone?
Unlikely.: If it was very small and completely calcified it may be difficult to detect if the technical parameters of the scan were different. ...Read more
What is considered a large meningioma? At what point is surgery justified? Just found out I have 2. Frontal is 2.8x2.6x3.4. Top of head is 2.6.
Other features: Are they easy to get to? Are there symptoms related to their presence? How much? I suppose there is some reason that they found them, since the advanced imaging studies are not done on a whim. If you are uncomfortable with the first recommendation get a second opinion from a doc in another town. ...Read more
What is a ossified lesion with a benign osteoma or old calcified meningioma in the r frontal region of my brain?
Benign brain lesions: These are benign. In other words, not malignant lesions and do not require treatment unless you have significant symptoms. Ossified means there is some bony part to it or it has solidified / no longer fluid. ...Read more
Hi I have got brain tumor (meningioma)frontal lob size 18.7mm, how much %the operation will be sucessful?
Depends: This depends on your definition of success. It is probably a near 100% chance that the surgery can be done safely and that you will have no neurologic sequelae with a small convexity frontal lobe tumor. The risks of infection are about 3-5%. The risk of recurrence depends on the extent of resection and the pathology of the tumor. Not all meningiomas are the same-some are atypical, some aggressive. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A CAT scan and found a meningioma and the right frontal paramedian convexity. I've been having headaches and speech problems with nausea and numbness?
Would radiation treatment work on a 5.9x4.1x4.2cm left frontal lobe meningioma (benign or malignant)?
A large tumor: A tumor of this size may be causing symptoms and serious consideration of surgical resection should be undertaken by a skilled neurosurgeon. Only if an excellent surgeon has recommended against surgery or the patient has serious medical problems would I advise radiation treatments in a large tumor like this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Frontal lobe meningioma removed 3mths ago still have a parasagittal down center of brain. No symptoms but 3.8. Need removed? Iswrapped carotid, Scared
VERY complex questin: You're literally asking whether or not brain surgery is recommended for your condition. That answer will take up more than 400 characters. Use HealthTap Prime or ask a neurosurgeon who knows your condition well - perhaps the surgeon who performed the removal 3 months ago. How did that surgery go? What risks did it pose? Without knowing your condition better, it's hard to make a recommendation ...Read more
What should follow up be for 1 CM left frontal lobe meningeoma be. Tumor discovered on MRI feb. 2012 after episodes of dizzy spells. Had f/u MRI in au?
Meningioma: Meningiomas arise from the meninges, the membranous layers surrounding the central nervous system. These tumors are usually benign in nature; however, a small percentage are malignant. Many meningiomas are asymptomatic and require no treatment other than periodic observation. Symptomatic meningiomas are typically treated with either radiosurgery or conventional surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer