Meningiomas

Laurie Rice*, Jeffrey J Raizer

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Neurology
Subtitle of host publicationA Clinical Approach
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Pages528-530
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781405157384
DOIs
StatePublished - May 18 2010

Keywords

  • Common presenting symptom - seizures in 30-70% of patients
  • Gonadal hormones - control of cell growth and multiplication by growth factors, hormones, and receptors
  • High-powered field (HPF)
  • Intracranial meningiomas - representing all primary intracranial tumors in adults
  • Meningiomas
  • Meningiomas, slow-growing dural-based tumors from arachnoid cells
  • Platelet-derived growth factor receptors (PDGFR) and epidermal growth factor receptors (EGFR)
  • Radiation therapy (RT), used after surgery to treat all grade III meningiomas

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Rice, L., & Raizer, J. J. (2010). Meningiomas. In International Neurology: A Clinical Approach (pp. 528-530). Wiley Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444317008.ch135