extracranial

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ex·tra·cra·ni·al

 (ĕk′strə-krā′nē-əl)
adj.
Located or occurring outside the cranium.

extracranial

(ˌɛkstrəˈkreɪnɪəl)
adj
(Medicine) on the exterior of the skull, outside the skull
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Morphologically, the tumour was reported as extracranial meningioma.
The cytological diagnosis of extracranial meningioma was confirmed on histopathology.
We report a case of primary extracranial meningioma arising from the hypoglossal nerve in a 54-year-old man who presented with a 9-month history of hoarseness and progressive dysphagia.
Extracranial meningioma and pregnancy: a rare diagnosis.
Extracranial meningioma presenting as a tumor of the neck.
Hoye SJ, Hoar CS Jr, Murria JE: Extracranial meningioma presenting as a tumor of the neck.
Our experience with case 1 brings into relief the possibility of misdiagnosis, because extracranial meningioma may display foci of chondroid or osseous metaplasia, and it was only after our experience with case 2 that we were compelled to revise our original diagnosis.
5) There has been only a single case report in which a primary extracranial meningioma did not have an intracranial component.
McWhorter et al[2] reported a case of an extracranial meningioma that presented as a lytic parietal lesion.
1) In this article, we describe a new case of primary extracranial meningioma that occurred in the right anterior ethmoid sinus and that resembled a mucocele in its presentation.