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RECURRENT MENINGIOMA AFTER INITIAL RESECTION SURGERY – CASE REPORT
Ioana Cociasu, Irene Davidescu, Ioan Buraga and Bogdan O. Popescu
The most common tumours of the central nervous system, meningiomas are frequently diagnosed by accident when patients undergo imaging studies of the brain for other reasons. Most patients lack symptoms and thus can live their whole lives without knowing they have a brain tumour. Less fortunate patients seek medical advice for troubling symptoms – like seizures or disturbances of the cranial nerves – get surgery for the excision of the tumour and years later find out their tumour has come back. We are presenting the case of such a patient with a recurrent parietal meningioma.
Keywords: meningioma, multiple meningiomas, recurrent meningioma, seizures, radiotherapy
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