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ex·tra·cra·ni·al

(eks'tră-krā'nē-ăl),
Outside of the cranial cavity.

extracranial

(ĕk′strə-krā′nē-əl)
adj.
Located or occurring outside the cranium.

extracranial

[-krā′nē·əl]
Etymology: L, extra, outside; Gk, kranion, skull
pertaining to something outside or unconnected with the skull.

extracranial

Located or occurring outside the cranium.

ex·tra·cra·ni·al

(eks'tră-krā'nē-ăl)
Outside of the cranial cavity.

extracranial

external to the cranial vault.

extracranial convulsions
when the cause of the convulsions is external to the brain, e.g. hypocalcemic tetanic convulsions.
extracranial meningioma
anaplastic, locally aggressive tumors in the paranasal region and the orbit.
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The primary diagnosis of extracranial meningioma is difficult even on advanced radioimaging techniques like CT and MRI [9].
Extracranial meningioma of the parapharyngeal space: report of a case and review of the literature.
Primary extracranial meningiomas of the head and neck have also shown to have a relationship with neurofibromatosis, particularly type 2 NF characterized by bilateral acoustic schwannomas and lack of skin findings and having a defect on chromosome 22q with an autosomal-dominant inheritance pattern [3].
Increasing evidence supports the development of meningiomas from arachnoid cap cells, with different mechanisms to suggest how extracranial meningiomas arise.
Extracranial meningioma presenting as a lyric skull lesion.
An ectopic and primarily extracranial meningioma without connection with either the foramen of a cranial nerve or the endocranium.
In the head and neck area, apparently primary extracranial meningiomas have been described in the skull bones, orbit, scalp, temporal bone, middle ear, nasal cavity, and paranasal sinuses, but such cases are rare.
Intra and extracranial meningiomas involving the temporal bone.