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I have known about my meningioma for about 3 years...I am the one who asked my osteopath...who... More
Lee Los Angeles, California
I am a 38 year old female living in Los Angeles who was diagnosed with 4 meningiomas last year. I... More
* Hospitalist, Mount Desert Island Hospital (2003 â?? present) * ... More
Jackie Kuala Lumpur, MY
 I am a 42 year old female from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. My biggest thing in life so far was... More
Julie S. Panama City, Florida
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Most meningiomas are benign, and typically cured simply by surgery to remove the mass. A small... of recurrence and/or metastasis. When the pathology report is issued, look to see what grade the meningioma...
Everyone is different, and if they discharged you your doctors think you are doing well.  But if you have concerns you should contact your doctor.  Numbness and swelling in the incision area are typical and take time to heal.
The Meningioma Project by Lee Patient ExpertHealth Maven The yahoo group for meningioma patients led me to this website www.brainsciencefoundation.org and when I checked out the site they have what they call the Meningioma Project. Here is what the beginning...
Dramatic meningioma manifestations by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Orbitocranial extension of meningioma Massive cranial extension Nasal extension of meningioma Massive frontal lobe meningioma
Meningioma Awareness Day by Lee Patient ExpertHealth Maven Today is Meningioma Awareness Day. A conference was held in Boston, though I did not get to attend, I read that it was good. I am currently trying to send an email to all my friends about it, but my email...
Angiomatous meningioma in the parietal region dura of a 53-year-old man by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven . The ultimate diagnosis, though, was angiomatous meningioma, a World Health Organization (WHO) Grade I tumor...
Microcystic meningioma in the frontal lobe of a 57-year-old female by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven below, the neuropathologist given a specimen purported to be a benign meningioma might hesitate before agreeing... that this was indeed a grade I meningioma, with a predominantly microcystic component. The microcystic variant...
The best meningioma lecture I've ever seen by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven on frontalcortex.com that is by far the very best lecture on meningiomas and their mimics that I have ever seen. He incorporates the latest World Health Organization criteria on grading of meningiomas in a truly masterful...
Benignity in meningioma indicated by smiley face nucleus by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Drs. John Donahue and Ed Stopa sent in the photomicrograph below from an article they published in 1999 describing a benign meningioma. They conclude: "In this case, another factor in favor of the tumor...
Best Post of August 2011: Benignity in meningioma indicated by smiley face nucleus by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven meningioma. They conclude: "In this case, another factor in favor of the tumor being benign...

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Introduction ... The majority of brain tumors are gliomas. Meningioma ( benign tumors of the membranes that form the brain ... » Read on