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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 387-390

A rare variant of meningioma: Case report and review of literature


1 Department of Pathology, Believers Church Medical College, Thiruvalla, Kerala, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Believers Church Medical College, Thiruvalla, Kerala, India
3 Department of Neurology, Believers Church Medical College, Thiruvalla, Kerala, India

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Dr. John K John
Department of Neurology, Believers Church Medical College, Thiruvalla, Pathanamthitta District - 689 103, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_381_20

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Meningioma is a morphologically heterogeneous tumour arising from meningothelial cells that has been classified by the World Health Organization into 15 different histological types and graded into three types groups (Grade I, II, and III) based on the biological behavior. Metaplastic meningioma is a rare subtype of meningioma characterized by focal or widespread mesenchymal differentiation in the form of bone, cartilage, fat, or xanthomatous tissue elements. Xanthomatous meningioma is a subclass of metaplastic meningioma which is exceedingly rare. Only a few cases have been reported in the literature. Here, we report the case of a 44-year-old man, who presented with left sided weakness and was diagnosed as a case of xanthomatous meningioma.


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