meningothelial meningioma


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meningothelial meningioma

the most common type of syncytial meningioma, usually benign and lacking papillary whorls and psammoma bodies.
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of cases Percentage of cases Transitional meningioma 52 58.4% Meningothelial meningioma 11 12.4% Psammomatous meningioma 09 10.1% Angiomatous meningioma 06 6.7% Atypical meningioma 04 4.5% Fibroblastic meningioma 03 3.4% Anaplastic meningioma 01 1.1% Microcystic meningioma 01 1.1% Secretory meningioma 01 1.1% Metaplastic meningioma 01 1.1% TOTAL 89 100% TABLE No.
The tumors predominantly consisted of meningothelial meningioma with less than a third of the mass showing chordoid features.
Histopathology revealed meningothelial meningioma (WHO grade 1).
Total 50 cases of meningiomas were studied histologically, among them the most common variant is meningothelial meningioma, 32 cases (64%), followed by psammomatous consisting of 5 cases (10%), followed by angiomatous consisting of 4 cases (8%), followed by fibroblastic and atypical, each variant consisting of 3 cases (6%), followed by microcystic, clear cell, and papillary variant each consisting of 1 case (2%).
In comparison with other studies, our study shows 68.18% cases of meningothelial meningioma whereas studies by Rohringer et al.