Proliferation of vessels and meningothelial cells that involve brain parenchyma, which is associated with epilepsy and neurofibromatosis.
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First of all, the meningioangiomatosis (MA) should be considered in differential diagnosis, especially in pediatric patients and young adults with seizures [8].
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Meningioangiomatosis with predominantly cellular pattern.
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(31) Most examples are sporadic, but CNS examples may occur in association with meningioangiomatosis in patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 (see below).
Meningioangiomatosis is a plaquelike, rarely multifocal, nonneoplastic lesion involving the cerebral cortex and, to a varying extent, the leptomeninges.
The differential diagnoses of meningioangiomatosis includes (1) meningioma, a tumor occasionally arising in transition from meningioangiomatosis (37); (2) calcified pseudoneoplasm of the neuraxis, a common accompaniment (see above); and (3) vascular malformation.
Optimal treatment of meningioangiomatosis consists of simple excisions.
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The differential diagnosis includes: MRI sequence artifact seen on some but not all sequences, normal or abnormal surface veins, neurocutaneous melanosis or meningioangiomatosis. (1)