Meningioma presenting as an Asymptomatic Scalp Swelling

  • Jayasree Geothe Sree Mookambika Institute of Medical Sciences, Kulasekharam, Tamil Nadu Consultant Radiologist, SUT Hospital, Trivandrum
  • Laly Alex SUT Hospital, Trivandrum
  • K P Poulose SUT Hospital, Trivandrum
Keywords: Intra extra cranial meningioma, Atypical meningioma

Abstract

A case of meningioma presented as an asymptomatic scalp swelling is reported in this article because of its rare presentation. A 77 yrs old active healthy male incidentally detected to have a scalp swelling in the occipital region. No significant abnormality was detected in the skull X-ray. FNAC suggested meningioma with atypia. CT scan revealed an enhancing extra axial mass infiltrating through occipital bone to reach beneath the skin .The patient succumbed to the disease within 3 months.

Author Biographies

Jayasree Geothe, Sree Mookambika Institute of Medical Sciences, Kulasekharam, Tamil Nadu Consultant Radiologist, SUT Hospital, Trivandrum

Professor, Department of Pathology

Laly Alex, SUT Hospital, Trivandrum

Consultant Radiologist

K P Poulose, SUT Hospital, Trivandrum

Senior Consultant Physician and Diabetologist

Published
2014-12-30