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.
and pregnancy: a rare diagnosis.
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 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.
8,14] Spindle-cell myoepithelioma must be distinguished from an extracranial meningioma
, a pleomorphic adenoma, a nerve sheath tumor, and a leiomyoma.