The natural history of asymptomatic meningiomas in Olmsted County, Minnesota

Ronald S. Go, Bruce V. Taylor, David W. Kimmel

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Abstract

To define the natural history of asymptomatic meningioma found incidentally on a neuroimaging study, we performed a retrospective analysis of 35 such patients. There were 32 women and three men, with a mean age of 67 years and a mean follow-up of 74 months. Four tumors had progressed on subsequent imaging, and one patient developed symptoms related to the meningioma. Noncalcified tumors were more likely to progress than calcified tumors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1718-1720
Number of pages3
JournalNeurology
Volume51
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1998

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