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Cervical Lymph Node Metastases fromMeningioma: Report of Two Cases andTreatment Outcome

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Author(s): Shapour Omidvari | Hamid Nasrolahi | Mohammad Mohammadianpanah | Niloofar Ahmadloo | Mansoor Ansari | Ahmad Mosalaei | Yahya Daneshbod | Neda Bagheri | Shahrzad Negahban

Journal: Middle East Journal of Cancer
ISSN 2008-6709

Volume: 1;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 45;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Meningioma | Metastasis | Lymph node | Neck

ABSTRACT
Meningioma is usually a benign central nervous system (CNS) tumor. Metastasisis rare; however if it does occur the most metastatic sites are the liver and lungs. Here,two cases of CNS meningioma with metastasis to cervical lymph nodes are reported.The first case, a 48 year-old man developed cervical lymph node metastasis nine yearsafter primary tumor diagnosis. The second case, a 23 year-old woman with parietallobe meningioma, developed lymph node metastasis in the neck nine months afterthe diagnosis of meningioma
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