Meningioma

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A rare mostly benign neoplastic disease characterized by a primary tumor of the meninges usually located intracranially (~90%) but spinal meningiomas occur as well. Clinical symptoms relate to the location of the tumor and may include seizures focal neurological deficits (sensory-motor or visual symptoms cranial nerve dysfunction) vascular complications (occlusion of cerebral blood vessels deep venous thrombosis pulmonary embolism) chronically increased intracranial pressure neurocognitive impairment and/or loss of bladder/anus sphincter control.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview. Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata. Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version May 2024

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