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me·nin·gi·o·ma

 (mə-nĭn′jē-ō′mə)
n. pl. me·nin·gi·o·mas or me·nin·gi·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A slow-growing tumor of the meninges, occurring most often in adults.

[Short for meningothelioma : meningo- + (endo)thelioma.]
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meningioma

(məˌnɪndʒɪˈəʊmə)
n
(Pathology) a tumour of the meninges of the brain that grows slowly and is usually benign, although it can be malignant
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me•nin•gi•o•ma

(məˌnɪn dʒiˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a hard, encapsulated tumor that grows slowly along the meninges.
[1920–25; shortening of meningothelioma= mening (es) + -o- + (endo)thelioma a tumor originating in the endothelium]
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Noun1.meningioma - a tumor arising in the meninges which surround the brain and spinal cordmeningioma - a tumor arising in the meninges which surround the brain and spinal cord; usually slow growing and sometimes malignant
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
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méningiome

me·nin·gi·o·ma

n. meningioma, neoplasma vascular gen. benigno de desarrollo lento que se origina en las meninges.
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meningioma

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In the current study, meningiomas particularly benign were found more frequent in females but malignant meningioma were more commonly observed in male, which is corroborating the reports from Samadi N et al.18 and Kane AJ et al.16 The benign meningioma showed variable appearance like hypointense, isointense and slightly hyperintense on DWI and ADC maps with ADC values of more than 0.85x10-3mm2/sec while malignant/atypical meningiomas returned hyperintense signals on DWI and hypointense in ADC maps, with ADC values less than 0.85x10-3mm2/sec.
(9-11) Based on histopathological findings, the transitional, meningotheliomatous, angioblastic, and malignant meningioma result in edema more than other histological subtypes.
Malignant meningioma: an indication for initial aggressive surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy.
Watanabe et al., "Metastatic malignant meningioma of the liver with hypoglycemia: Report of a case," Surgery Today, vol.
The frozen section report favored meningioma, and malignant meningioma might be considered.
Seldenrijk, "Primary pulmonary malignant meningioma," Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol.
MALIGNANT MENINGIOMA: Imaging cannot predict with certainly the future behaviour of meningiomas, but certain imaging features may be associated with malignant histology aggressive clinical behaviour.
Although still controversial, radiotherapy is the standard treatment for atypical, recurrent, or malignant meningioma [6].
Radiosensitive malignant meningioma presenting as Garcin's syndrome.
Atypical and malignant meningioma: Outcome and prognostic factors in 119 irradiated patients: A multicentre, retrospective study of the Rare Cancer network [Abstract].
Even if we consider this suggestion to be true, the question of whether the tumor is a malignant meningioma or a collision tumor still remains unanswered.

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