Sphenoid wing meningioma causing a proptosis in a child: Case report

Kenneth S. Heiferman, Tadanori Tomita*, Gary S. Lissner, Frank Gonzalez-Crussi

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A sphenoid wing meningioma causing a progressive painless proptosis is reported in a 5-year-old boy. The diagnostic evaluation and surgical management of this case are reported. A review of the literature indicates this is the youngest patient with sphenoid wing meningioma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)210-213
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric neurosurgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987


  • Cerebral neoplasm
  • Meningioma
  • Orbital neoplasms
  • Proptosis
  • Skull base neoplasm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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