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Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 152, Issue 1, pp 151–154 | Cite as

Transjugular extension of meningioma into the mediastinum—a case report

  • M. Behbahani
  • F. U. Ahmad
  • M. A. Siddiqui
  • W. Stewart
  • L. M. Alakandy
Case Report

Abstract

A case of a tentorial meningioma with atypical histological features invading the transverse sinus and extending along the internal jugular vein up to the superior mediastinum is described. This report illustrates one of the many ways meningiomas spread beyond the cranial cavity and the difficulty in managing such a problem.

Keywords

Meningioma Transjugular extension Mediastinum 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Behbahani
    • 1
  • F. U. Ahmad
    • 2
  • M. A. Siddiqui
    • 3
  • W. Stewart
    • 4
  • L. M. Alakandy
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryInstitute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General HospitalGlasgowUK
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of Miami, Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  3. 3.Department of NeuroradiologyInstitute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General HospitalGlasgowUKG51 4TF
  4. 4.Department of NeuropathologyInstitute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General HospitalGlasgowUK

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