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HERDIN Record #: 100133-19040815284153 Submitted: 08 April 2019 Modified: 28 October 2019

Collision tumor: Meningioma and ependymoma a case report.

Evelyn O. Chua,
Geraldine L. Mariano,
Manuel M. Mariano

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OBJECTIVE: To report a case of a collision tumor


CASE REPORT: This is a case of a 62-year-old female with no previous history of cancer and cranial irradiation presenting with behavioral changes and gradual weakness of both lower extremities of 5 months duration. Contrast MRI done revealed and extraaxial mass on the right frontal lobe crossing the midline and a poorly defined enhancing focus on the left caudat and lentiform nucleas. Patient eventually underwent craniotomy, histopathology revealed the right frontal lobe mass to be a meningioma WHO Grade 1 and the left-sided mass to be a glioma. Patient improved significantly after the operation.

Publication Type
Journal
Publication Sub Type
Journal Article, Original
Title
The Philippine Journal of Neurology
Frequency
Monthly
Publication Date
November 2009
Volume
13
Issue
2
Page(s)
45
LocationLocation CodeAvailable FormatAvailability
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Abstract Print Format (Request Document)