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Asian J Neurosurg. 2019 Jan-Mar;14(1):272-274. doi: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_308_17.

Glioma Simultaneously Present with Adjacent Meningioma: Case Report and Literature Review.

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1
Department of Neurosurgery, Paras Hospital, Gurgaon, Haryana, India.
2
Department of Histopathology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Abstract

A 51-year-old male patient presented to us with an episode of generalized tonic-clonic seizure. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a dural-based contrast-enhancing lesion in the right temporal lobe and another heterogeneously contrast-enhancing intra-axial lesion in the right insula adjacent to it. Histopathology confirmed it as a meningioma adjacent to an anaplastic oligodendroglioma. This is only the second such case reported in literature. Literature on "adjacent site" gliomas and meningioma was also reviewed.

KEYWORDS:

Double tumors; glioma; meningioma

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