Child's Nervous System

, Volume 9, Issue 8, pp 483–484

Ectopic meningioma of the paranasal sinuses


  • S. Kumar
    • Department of NeurosurgeryG. B. Pant Hospital
  • P. L. Dhingra
    • Department of PathologyG. B. Pant Hospital
  • R. Gondal
    • Ear Nose and Throat DepartmentMaulana Azad Medical College
Case Reports

DOI: 10.1007/BF00393558

Cite this article as:
Kumar, S., Dhingra, P.L. & Gondal, R. Child's Nerv Syst (1993) 9: 483. doi:10.1007/BF00393558


An 11-year-old boy presented with epistaxis and proptosis. Plain X-ray revealed a bony mass in the nasal cavity. Computed tomography showed a high-density mass which at surgery turned out to be a meningioma.

Key words

Ectopic meningiomaParanasal sinus meningioma
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