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Neurosurgery. 1990 May;26(5):832-46; discussion 846-7.

Meningioma: a historical study of the tumor and its surgical management.

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Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

Abstract

The history of meningioma is reviewed, highlighting the personalities and events that shaped our understanding and management of this tumor. Early descriptions, nomenclature, and the history of surgical removal of meningioma are discussed and the important role of this tumor in the development of neurosurgery as a whole is stressed.

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