Childhood atypical meningioma with perineural spread: MR findings

Feng Yu Wei, Chieh Tsai Wu, Kuang Lin Lin, Alex Mun Ching Wong*, Ho Fai Wong, Shu Hang Ng

*Corresponding author for this work

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Meningiomas are uncommon in children. When they occur, they are frequently associated with neurofibromatosis type 2. Childhood meningiomas are generally large and commonly associated with cyst formation and an unusual location. Perineural tumor spread, occasionally associated with head and neck malignancies, is very rare in meningiomas. We present the MR findings of an atypical meningioma with perineural spread in a 4.5-year-old girl.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)895-898
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Radiology
Issue number9
StatePublished - 09 2005
Externally publishedYes


  • Atypical meningioma
  • MRI
  • Perineural tumor spread


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