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J Neurol Surg Rep. 2018 Jan;79(1):e14-e18. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1637006. Epub 2018 Mar 9.

Rapidly Expanding Lateral Ventricular Meningioma Presenting with Intraventricular Hemorrhage following Remote Whole Brain Radiation and Stereotactic Radiosurgery.

Prickett JT1,2,3,4,5, Klein BJ1,2,3,4,5, Busch CM1,2,3,4,5, Cuoco JA6, Apfel LS1,2,3,4,5, Marvin EA1,2,3,4,5.

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1
Division of Neurosurgery, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.
2
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.
3
Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.
4
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States.
5
Department of Surgery, Virginia Tech Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.
6
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, New York, United States.

Abstract

Intraventricular meningiomas are uncommon intracranial tumors and infrequently present with hemorrhage. With only 10 reported cases in the literature, it is exceedingly rare for meningiomas of the ventricular system to present with hemorrhage. To our knowledge, this is the first report of a patient presenting with an acute intraventricular hemorrhage in relation to a ventricular meningioma suspected to be radiation induced. In addition, we review the current literature on hemorrhagic intraventricular meningiomas and review the natural history of radiation-induced meningiomas.

KEYWORDS:

intraventricular hemorrhage; meningioma; ventricular system; whole brain radiation

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